This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/1730
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 22 Lorne Street, Lochee, Dundee
Wilhelmina Martin, 22 Lorne St, Lochee
Charles Martin, 22 Lorne St, Dundee
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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