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Name: John Wilson MARTIN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 5067
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Hexham, Northumberland. Age at Death: 27
Unit: 8th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Rockwood Road, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 19th August 1915
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaign, 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Panel 33 to 35.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 3
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 26th August 1916.
Family Details:
Eldest son of John and Mary A. Martin of Rockwood Road, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : Missing since August 1915 reported killed in August 1916.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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