Frank Tingey Martin

Name

Frank Tingey Martin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

30/07/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Corporal
B/2070
Rifle Brigade
7th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Panel 46 - 48 and 50.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Plaque in doorway, St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Frank Tingey Martin, born in Harrow Weald in about 1888, was the youngest child of James and Hannah Martin. He remained single and, prior to 1913, served for two years with the 9th battalion of the Middlesex Regiment, from which he was discharged by purchase, not by pension.

Wartime Service

In 1915 he enlisted with the 7th battalion of the Rifle Brigade and served as Corporal B2070. He fought on the Western Front and was declared missing on 30 July 1915, later assumed killed in action.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild