1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Martin

Contributed by: John Seager, on 2008-11-05

John Martin
First Name John
Surname Martin
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)
Place of Wartime Residence Maidstone, Kent

John's Story

Died Kut al Arara, 20th June 1916

One of my Nan's brothers joined the Royal West Kent regiment and was shipped to India, then on to Mesopotamia. I think he was one of those captured by the Turks at Kut-al Amara and died in captivity. His name is on the memorial in Basra.

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