Charles Martin 1896 1914

Birth 14 MAY 1896 • Broadford, Parish of Strath, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotlan
Death 11 November 1914
Father : John Martin, of New Buildings, Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyll.
Family started in Skye, moving to Kentallen between 1898 and 1900
They are living in Kentallen in 1901 and 1911, where John works as a Blacksmith at Quarries.
Mother: May MacKenzie
Rachel Martin (1892–)
Donald Martin (1893–1917) Cattleman in Kentallen in 1911
Margaret Kate Martin (1895–)
Alexander Martin (1898–)
John Martin (1900–)

1901 Census: 4 Kentallen Cottages, Lismore and Duror, with family.
1911 Census: .Kentallen, Duror,
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Charles Martin
Born : 1897
Died : 1914
:Rank: Private Service No:9580
:Date of Death:11/11/1914
:Age: 17
:Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn.
:Panel Reference: Panel 38 and 40.
:Additional Information: Son of John Martin, of New Buildings, Bonawe Quarries, Taynuilt, Argyll.
:Digital Records to be collected: from Commonwealth War Graves website : copies of Commemorative certificate, Register record, Panel list document,,%20CHARLES

Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Number of casualties: 54610

Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 38 and 40.

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First name(s) Charles
Last name Martin
Service number 9580
Rank Private
Regiment Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Battalion 1st Battalion.
Birth place Raasay, Broadford, Inverness-Shire
Residence Taynuilt, Argyllshire
Enlistment place Fort William, Inverness-Shire
Death year 1914
Death day 11
Death month 11
Cause of death Killed in action
Death place France & Flanders
Theatre of war Western European Theatre
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Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory First World War
Collections from Great Britain, UK None
Soldiers Died in the Great War database © Naval and Military Press Ltd 2010

ID: 2940112

Reference: WO372/13

Title: Medal Index Card

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