Harold Young Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Captain
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 13.04.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: P.DL.3A.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 16 Albany Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation: A. S. Hendry & Co, Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary J. Martin, Bank Hall, Tarleton, Preston, Lancs

  • Father:

    William Martin Martin, 16 Albany Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Frank

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Harold Young Martin

Accidentally killed.

Harold Young Martin   Captain   Manchester Regiment

DUNDEE OFFICER KILLED BY A BOMB.

The death has occurred as the result of a bombing accident in the south of England, of Captain Harold Y. Martin, Manchester Regiment, youngest son of the late Mr William Martin, 16 Albany Terrace, Dundee.

Captain Martin enlisted two years ago at the age of 17, and received a commission in the Manchester Regiment.  Latterly he had been acting as a bombing instructor and recently received his captaincy.  He was a former pupil of the Dundee High School, and before enlisting was in the office of Messrs A. & S. Henry & Co.

His brother, Captain Frank Martin has been serving with the troops in East Africa for 2½ years.

Dundee Courier 16th April 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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