The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W E Martin


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Private William Eric MARTIN, G/16342, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly 12820, Border Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 1st July 1916, age 25.

Born Colchester, Essex, son of William James and Emily Martin, of 5 Flat, 123, Victoria St., Westminster, London. 


1911 Census -  Culver Lodge, Amberley near Stroud, Gloucestershire - William Martin, head, age 53, married, coachman domestic service, (private crossed out), employed, at home, born South Molton, Berkshire; Emily Martin, wife, age 42, married 21 years, 8 children, all still alive, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Eric Martin, son. age 20, single, gardener domestic service, (private crossed out), employed, at home, born Colchester, Essex; Oswald Martin, son, age 18, single, footman domestic service, (private crossed out), unemployed, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Basil Martin, son, age 17, single, unemployed, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Algernon Martin, son, age 15, single, gardener domestic service, (private crossed out), employed, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Veronica Martin, daughter, age 12, school, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Kathleen Martin, daughter, age 9, school, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Bernard Martin, son, age 10, school, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire; Winifred Martin, daughter, age 6, school, at home, born Bicester, Oxfordshire.


Enlisted Cumberland.  Resided Culver Lodge, Amberley near Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Buried at Tancrez Farm Cemetery, I. H. 29., Belgium.


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