Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 14th October 1918; age 19; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 76660

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 26th Battalion.

Formerly 62818, T.R.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Dadizeele New British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Annie Maria Martin, of 2, Hartley Street, Ipswich.




1901   7, Rapier Street, Ipswich.


Edwin was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Martin, 40, a Painter – G.E.Railway, born Ipswich.

Annie Maria Martin (nee Soanes), 37, born Ipswich.

Herbert Charles Martin, 14, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

Frederick Willoughby Martin, 11, born Ipswich.

Daisy Lilla Martin, 10, born Ipswich.

Walter Leonard Martin, 8, born Ipswich.

Dennis Rivers Martin, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   2, Hartley Street, Stoke, Ipswich.


Edwin was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 50, a Painter – Loco Depot Railway Company.

Annie, 46.

Frederick, 21, a Turner – Loco Depot Railway Company.

Daisy, 20, a Tailoress – Co-Op Society.

Walter, 18, an Engine Cleaner – Loco Depot Railway Company.

Dennis, 13, an Errand Boy – Green Grocer.

Hilda Annie Martin, 9, born Ipswich.

Ida Evelyn Martin, 3, born Ipswich.


Edwin is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 26th Battalion


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