David Anderson Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: December 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 292445
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 25/04/1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.23

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 89 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Piano Tuner, Larg & Sons, Whitehall St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Betsy Martin, 89 Hospital Wynd, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Sime Martin, 89 Hospital Wynd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Anderson Martin

Son of Mr & Mrs William Sime Martin, late of 89 Hospital Wynd, Dundee.

David A. Martin   292445   Black Watch


Official intimation has been received by his parents, who reside in Hospital Wynd, Dundee, of the death in action of Private David A. Martin, Black Watch.  Prior to joining the army two years ago Private Martin was employed as a piano tuner with Larg & Sons, Whitehall Street, and had been at the front for six months.

Dundee Courier 10th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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