1918. The Christmas Echo: Honour Roll Number. LLSC.
CEF no. 401107
Martin was born on 2 March 1893 in St. Thomas, ON, and worked as a salesman before the war. He served with the 1st Hussars Regiment for three years before enlisting as a Private with the 33rd Canadian Infantry Battalion on 20 January 1915. In January 1916 he was transferred to the 2nd Btn. in France, and made his way up through the ranks of Lance Corporal, Corporal, and then Sergeant within the year. On 4 May 1917 Sgt. Martin was reported wounded and missing, and then confirmed killed in action later that day.
He is commemorated on page 291 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Commemorated on: Vimy Memorial, France.