1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Eric Martin

Contributed by: C.C. Powell, on 2008-11-11

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First Name William Eric
Surname Martin
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Royal Engineers
Place of Wartime Residence Swindon, Wiltshire

William Eric's Story

Private William Eric Martin, 16342, served with the 10th Battallion, Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action 1st July 1916 aged 25 He Rests in Peace Tancrez Farn Cemetery, Ploegsteert. Belgium.

An Uncle I had never met, but in my thoughts as we continue to thank him for his sacrfice to insure our future in a free world. The son of William and Emily Martin.

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