David Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 11851
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 18.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37 to 38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 34 North Wellington Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:

    Mary Martin, Kinloch Tce, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
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More about David Martin

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

DUNDEE H.L.I. MAN KILLED. Official intimation has been received by Mrs Martin, who resides at 34 North Wellington Street, Dundee, that her son, Private David Martin, of the 2nd Highland Light Infantry, was killed in action on 18th May. Private Martin was wounded in December and landed in an Aberdeen hospital on New Year’s morn. Before proceeding to the front again he was home on leave for about three weeks. Private Martin was 19 years of age, and enlisted in the 1st Highland Light Infantry three years ago, and was stationed in India for some time. He went from India to Egypt, and thence to France. Before proceeding to the front a second time he was drafted into the 2nd Battalion of the regiment. Before enlisting, Private Martin was employed as a millworker with James Scott& Sons, Dura Works. The Courier, Wednesday, 9 June 1915, 3.

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