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: 2941
- Rank: Corporal
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 80 Blackness Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Park & Pleasance Brewery, Dundee
James W. Martin, 9 Logie St, Dundee & Mrs Geekie
More about Frederick Martin
Fred has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Frederick Martin 2941 4th Black Watch
“FOURTH” CORPORAL MISSING.
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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