1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Patrick Martin

Contributed by: James Connor, on 2008-11-25

Patrick Martin
Rank
First Name Patrick
Surname Martin
Year of Birth 1889
Year of Death 1975
Regiment Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Willington, Durham

Patrick's Story

Patrick worked at Brancepeth Colliery and joined the 26th Tyneside Irish (Northumberland Fusiliers) on 30th November 1914. He was sent to France and shortly before the 1st July 1916 he met his brother Frank, who was serving in the Royal Field Artillery. He suffered gunshot wounds on October 16th 1917 and was discharged on 3rd January 1918.

A devout Roman Catholic, who volunteered shortly after the beginning of the war.

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