John Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 350600
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 26/07/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vauxbuin French National Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. B. 1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 33 Peddie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Hugh Martin, Patons Lane, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Jessie Martin, 33 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Melville, born 14.05.1916

More about John Martin

John Martin   350600   Black Watch

Private John Martin, Black Watch, killed in action, was a son of Mr Hugh Martin, shoemaker, Paton’s Lane.  He joined the H.C.B. two years ago, but was afterwards transferred to the Black Watch.  Previous to joining up he was employed in the despatch department of the Dundee Advertiser.  His wife and child reside at 33 Peddie Street.  His twin brother, Private Peter Martin, is serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

Dundee Courier 23rd August 1918

John Martin   350600   Black Watch

MARTIN―Killed in action on 26th July, Private John Martin, Black Watch, eldest twin son of the late Hugh Martin, and beloved husband of Jessie Smith, 33 Peddie Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his wife and child.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th August 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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