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Private W G Martin


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Private William George MARTIN, 203792,  8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 22nd March 1918, age 38.

Born Downe, Kent, son of Alfred and Caroline Martin, of Orpington, Kent.

6th January 1907, Chelsfield, Kent, (Bromley Registration District), married Matilda Maud/Mary Darby, 59, Ordnance Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.


1911 Census - High Street, Green Street Green, Orpington, Kent - William George Martin, head, age 31, married, newsagent & tobacconist, house decorator, own account, born Downe, Kent; Matilda Mary martin, wife, age 31, married 4 years, no children, assisting in newsagent & tobacconist business, at home, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; Mary Ann Mersh, visitor, age 51, single, Independent (Private Means), born Bromley, Kent; Charles Pearson, boarder, age 65, widower, boot repairer, own account, at home born Barrowby, Lincolnshire.


Child - Winifred Mary Martin, born 10th August 1911, Orpington.

Enlisted  Bromley, Kent.  Resided Orpington, Kent.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59, France.


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