Charles George MARTYN

Charles George Martyn Photo:
Rosalie Shire Historical Society
Birthplace
Thargomindah
Resided
Goombungee
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
11-February-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
5959
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
20-September-1917
Place
Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and Goombungee Fallen Soldiers' Memorial.

Brother of 7262 Private Harry Thomas Martyn.

 

Charles Martyn arrived in France in April 1917. He was killed in action in Belgium on 20 September at Polygon Wood and buried nearby. After the war his remains were located and re-interred at Hooge Crater Cemetery