Roll of Honour Martin Edward Duplex

Service number 4937
Rank Gunner
Unit 8th Australian Field Artillery Battery
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 28 October 1915
Place of Death Egypt
Cause of Death Illness (Meningitis)
Age at Death 24
Place of Association Irwin, Western Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Martin Edward Duplex's name is located at panel 12 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Martin Edward Duplex's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 02 April 2022 at 4:45am
  • Sun 19 June 2022 at 5:45am
  • Thu 25 August 2022 at 8:49pm
  • Fri 28 October 2022 at 11:24pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.