William Thomas Martin

Name

William Thomas Martin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/11/1917
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
201405
Essex Regiment
4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
Panels 32 to 38.
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
St Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour, Hertford
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Hertford
Not on the Much Hadham memorials

Pre War

Born on 22 Feb 1890 in Green Tye, Hertfordshire and was christened on 26 Mar 1891 in Much Hadham son of William John and Eliza Martin. He lived at 4 Brewhouse Lane, St. Andrew's Street, Hertford in 1911 as a carman.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford. Formerly 6377 in the Bedfordshire Regiment.

He was killed during the 3rd battle of Gaza against the Turks.

Additional Information

After his death, he was recorded as the son of William John and Eliza Martin, of 4, Brewhouse, Lane, St. Andrew's St., Hertford.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, “Lest We Forget – Much Hadham 1914-18” by Richard Maddams (Much Hadham Forge Museum), Jonty Wild