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Walter John Martin

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Martin

Walter John

22876

Pte

6 Wilts

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

Chippenham

24

Trowbridge

Lowden

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

04/11/1916

Somme

Killed

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt

IX,M,19

France

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

 

Lowden

 

Notes

Casualty list for 6th December 1916, published in the Wilts Times 9th December 1916 listed:

Killed
Martin 22876 WJ Pte Wiltshire Regiment

Wilts Times 9 December 1916

In loving memory of my dear husband WJ Martin who was killed in action in France November 16 1916 aged 24.
He did his duty and died a hero for King and Country and now lies at rest in a British Soldiers Grave.

From his loving wife.
Lowden, Chippenham

Wilts Times 3 November 1917

Memorials Commemorated on:

Chippenham Town War Memorial

Yes

St Paul’s Church

St Andrew’s Church

Yes

Liberal Club

Hardenhuish Church

Causeway Methodist Church
Pewsham Street
Boys School
Congregation Church

Last updated - 03/11/2010

 

 


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