Frederick Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2941
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 25/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Park & Pleasance Brewery, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    James W. Martin, 9 Logie St, Dundee & Mrs Geekie

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Frederick Martin

Fred has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Frederick Martin   2941  4th Black Watch


The photo is that of Corporal Frederick Martin, of the 4th Black Watch, brother of Mrs Geekie, 80 Blackness Road, Dundee, who is reported missing since Sept, 25.  Twenty years of age, he joined the Territorials shortly after war broke out.  He was employed in the Park and Pleasance Breweries (Ballingall & Sons, Ltd.).  His brother, Lance- Sergeant J. W. Martin, also of the 4th Black Watch, was wounded in the heavy fighting of 25th Sept.

Dundee Courier 28th October 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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