condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Alexander Murrison Martin

-
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Murrison AWMM
  • Surname
    Martin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alexander Murrison AWMM
    • Alex AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/404 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    28 February 1887 AWMM WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David Crighton Martin (father), Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1918 AWMM
      WW1 AWMM
      28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 AWMM
    • Bir el Abd AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/404 AWMM
  • Military service
    4th Waikato Mounted Rifles Reserve AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Head wound "just above left ear", emergency operation fairly successful; 10 days later further operation for removal of abscess, never fully recovered. AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of David Crighton Martin and Christina Martin

    Whilst in Nasrick Military Hospital, Cairo, Egypt he was nursed by Nurse Nancy Cheetham.

    Died aged 29 years, 7 months.

    Middle name incorrectly spelled in Roll of Honour; Murrison was his grandmother's maiden name. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    10 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM F 147 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Alexander Murrison Martin by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Alexander Murrison Martin

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License