David Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/1730
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 2.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 22 Lorne Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Wilhelmina Martin, 22 Lorne St, Lochee

  • Father:

    Charles Martin, 22 Lorne St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Martin

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

David Martin   3/1730   Black Watch

LOCHEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.

Mr and Mrs Martin 22 Lorne Street, Lochee, have received official intimation of the death of their son, Lance-Corporal David Martin, 23 years of age, a member of the 3d Black Watch, who was killed in action on the 2d November.  David was a reservist, and was called up at the outbreak of the war.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 18th January 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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