The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal W J Martin


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Lance Corporal William John MARTIN, G/6744, 11th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 31st July 1917.

Born Willesborough, Kent, son of William Henry & Hannah Martin, Kennington, Ashford, Kent.


1911 Census - Yew Tree Villas, Kennington, Ashford, Kent - William Henry Martin, head, age 43, married, labourer, no trade, out of work, worker, born Ashford, Kent; Hannah Martin, wife, age 42, married 16 years, 1 child, still alive, born Shadoxhurst, Kent; W J Martin, son, age 15, single, shop boy, grocers shop, worker, born Willesborough, Kent; T Gilbert, lodger, age 64, widower, labourer on farm, agriculture, born Wye, Ashford, Kent; Thos L Elliott, lodger, age 74, married, no occupation, born Ashford.


Enlisted Ashford, Kent.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,  Panel 45 and 47, Belgium & Kennington War Memorial, Kent.


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