Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Harold Young Martin
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Captain
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 16 Albany Tce, Dundee
- Occupation: A. S. Hendry & Co, Ltd, Dundee
Mary J. Martin, Bank Hall, Tarleton, Preston, Lancs
William Martin Martin, 16 Albany Tce, Dundee
More about Harold Young Martin
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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