|Unit||5th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 4257 Private John Herbert Martin, 5th Infantry Battalion of Hawthorn, ...
Studio portrait of 4257 Private John Herbert Martin, 5th Infantry Battalion of Hawthorn, Victoria. A teacher prior to enlisting, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Demosthenes (A64) on 29 December 1915. On 2 March 1917, aged 26, he was killed in action at Ligny-Thilloy near Bapaume, France. He is buried in the Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, France..