Kenneth Martin

Name

Kenneth Martin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/10/1914
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
7531
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LEEDS (LAWNSWOOD) CEMETERY
Screen Wall. W. 429.
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

Anstey Village Memorial
St George’s Church Plaque, Anstey
St Giles’ Church Plaque, Wyddial

Pre War

Born in 1883, son of Arthur and Sarah (Skeggs) Martin, of Anstey, Buntingford. Married Kate Pledger on 16 Jan 1909 in Wyddial, Buntingford, Herts. and lived in Wyddial. He had four children and worked as a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Royston, Herts. Entered France on 21 Aug 1914. Died of wounds at home in Leeds, Yorks.

Additional Information

He is also remembered on the memorial in St Giles’ Church, Wyddial. He is the brother-in-law of John Pledger also commemorated on the Anstey memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox