The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Private J F A Martin
Private James Frederick Archibald MARTIN, G/9754, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 30th June 1918, age 25.
Born Ashford, Kent, enlisted 24th August 1915, Maidstone, Kent, age 23, height 5ft 1 inch, weight 106lbs, resided 7 Dover Street, Maidstone, Kent. Formerly insurance agent.
Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Martin, of 7, Dover St., Maidstone, Kent
Postings - Home, 24th August 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF, 3rd May 1916 to 10th September 1917; Home, 11September 1917 to 10th June 1918; BEF, 11th June 1918 to 30th June 1918.
31st July 1917, wounded, gun shot wound arm, admitted to Hospital; 7th August 1917, ro Rest Camp, Boulogne; 7th September 1917, joined 11th Battalion; 20th September 1917,wounded bullet wound to thigh; 8th October 1917, to England; 11th October 1917 to 8th March 1918, Military Hospital, Nottingham, gun shot wound, to Military Convalescent Hospital at Ashton-in-Makerfield.
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59, France.
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