Keith Martin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/24321
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: Between 21.03.1918 & 26.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Clerk
  • Mother:

    Ann Ross Martin, 5 Muirfield St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Allan G. Martin, 5 Muirfield St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Edith Archer Martin, 7 Balgray Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Allison, born 11.08.1918

More about Keith Martin

Keith has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

A clerk with his father, 9 Exchange Lane, Dundee, Private Martin joined the Seaforth Highlanders in 1917. He went to France in December and was only 19 at the time of his death. He was one of a little band of Seaforths holding an important position. One by one the members of the party were shot down but the gallant lad kept on fighting until he, too, was killed.

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