ARTHUR JAMES MARTIN

Born: 1881, Shotley, Suffolk.

Died: 29th April 1915; age: 34; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 26th October 1914.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 6450.

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 5188, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 6.

Le Touret Memorial,

Richebourg-L’Avoue,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Harkstead Road, Erwarton, Suffolk.

 

Arthur was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Martin, 37, an Agricultural Labourer, born Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

Emma Martin (nee Hickford), 40, born Clopton, Suffolk.

George Samuel Martin, 11, born Shotley, Suffolk.

Walter David Martin, 6, born Erwarton.

John Sidney Martin, 2, born Shotley.

William Martin, 1, born Erwarton.

Harriet Mary Anne Alice Martin, 4 months, born Erwarton.

 

1911   6 Regimental District, Whittington Barracks, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Arthur was 31 years old, a Soldier ranked Private, for the 2nd Battalion of the Warwickshire Regiment.

Arthur is remembered on IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

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