Martin was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate.
He served in the following.
Instructor, 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron, 14 Apr 1943.
Instructor, 29th Australian Infantry Training Battalion, 27 Apr 1943.
Qld Lines of Communication, Reallocation Unit,13 Oct 1943.
Instructor, 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron, 20 Feb 1945.
10th Garrison Battalion, 16 Oct 1945 and was discharged on 8 Nov 1946.
Edited by Peter Epps