Frederick Lodge Martin

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Frederick Lodge Martin
Birth: 1914
Death: 6 July 1941, Syria
Parents: Joan Soutter Martin (née Lodge)
Norman Martin
    1881-09-24 – 1978-06-08
Siblings: Frederick Lodge Martin
Patricia Hanson Robertson (née Martin)
    1921 – 2015
Dennis Lodge Martin
    Born 1916, Perth. Died 1945, shot down in Borneo.
Constance Janet Wallman (née Martin)
Keywords: H.M. Wilson Archives
Wikitree: Martin-80316
FamilySearch: GZTY-FGP
Ancestry: 312546650831

Frederick Lodge Martin (1914 – 6 July 1941) was a soldier in the Australian Army who was killed fighting in Syria during the Second World War.[1] He was 26.[2]

He was engaged to Beth Bailey.[3]

The Daily News, 1 August 1941:[4]

Played Rugby.

Warrant-Officer Fred Lodge Martin, reported killed in action on July 6, was a prominent member of the Cottesloe Surf Club and represented the State in the rescue and resuscitation team at Sydney in 1938. W.O. Martin was educated at Scotch College.

Before enlisting he was employed by the W.A. Trustee Company.

He played rugby with the Cottesloe club.

He is buried at the Beirut War Cemetery in Lebanon.[2][5]


  1. Kings Park remembrance plaque. Warrant Officer Class 2 Frederick Lodge Martin Plaque location: -31.956000,115.833083 Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2 Service number: WX2741 Unit: 2/16 Battalion Cause of death: Killed in Action Place of death: Syria Date of death: 6 July 1941 Age: 26 Plaque number: M189 Dedicated by: Family on 23 May 2009
  2. 2.0 2.1 Warrant Officer Class II FREDERICK LODGE MARTIN, CWGC
  3. Interview with Joan Martin, 1978, p.17
  4. Casualties (1941, August 2). The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1955), p. 9 (FIRST EDITION). Retrieved December 23, 2022, from
  5. Find a Grave, memorial 22730916