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Private Ernest MARTIN, G/23589,   7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly G/23868, Middlesex Regiment), died, Flanders France, 18th February 1917, age 42. 

Born Stoke Newington, London, son of Joseph White Martin and Lydia Barmstone Martin.

4th July 1908, St Andrew, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London - Ernest Martin, age 32, bachelor, artist, 18 Manor Road, father Joseph White Martin, no occupation, married Rosa Mabel Quail, age 25, spinster, 15 Stamford Hill, father Ambrose Quail, deceased, boot manufacturer.


1911 Census - 3 Stamford Mansions, Stamford Grove East, Clapton, London NE - Ernest Martin, head, age 35, married, artist, black & white, newspapers & magazines, worker, born Stoke Newington; Rosa Martin, wife, age 28, married 2 years, no children, born Stoke Newington; Ethel Quail, Sister in Law, age 27, single, born Stoke Newington.


Child - Peggy Martin, born 11th June 1911, London.

Enlisted Southend, Essex.  Resided Westcliffe-on-Sea, Essex / 12, Adolphus Road, Finsbury Park, London.

Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, XXI. G. 6., France.


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