David Martinson

Born 12.02.1871
Place Riga, Latvia
Ethnic origin Latvian
Religion Lutheran

Wife Praskovia Martinson (nee Baranov), married 1918, daughter

Arrived at Australia from London
on 7.03.1916
per Barunga
disembarked at Melbourne
Residence before enlistment Melbourne
Occupation Ship's carpenter
Naturalisation 1918
Residence after the war Melbourne
Died 26.05.1938

Service #1

Service number 2141
Enlisted 14.03.1916
Place of enlistment Melbourne
Unit 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1917
Final fate RTA 11.01.1918
Discharged 13.04.1918 MU


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Newspaper articles

Bolsheviks in South Melbourne. Amusing case at local court. - Record, Emerald Hill, 1 March 1919, p. 4.

Panaskowe partners. - Truth, Brisbane, 9 March 1919, p. 12.

Wife assaults husband. - Argus, Melbourne, 28 April 1922, p. 8.