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Private 24773 Maurice Martin

1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Formerly Pvt 12556 R. W. Kent Regt.
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 23rd August 1916, aged 28

  • Buried: White House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave I.H.13
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph Jevons Martin of Green Lane, Wilnecote
  • NNWFHS Memorial: No known memorial in NNWFHS area

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  • Born c1888 in Workington, Cumberland. Christened on 24 Jun 1888
  • Lived at 226 Wrampton? Road, Walsall [1901]
  • Stationed in Burma with 1st Border Regiment [1911]
  • Employed as a Regular Soldier
  • Enlisted for WW1 in Rangoon, Burma
  • Private Martin was living in Burma at the outbreak of war where he had been the manager of a gold mine. His home was in Wilnecote where he had been on leave in May 1917.

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