A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Ventnor Cemetery : Alfred Reginald Martin -

Location

In Ventnor Cemetery, Ventnor, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Grave location G 467.
Headstone

Ventnor Cemetery : Alfred Reginald Martin
 
Inscription


78874 GUNNER
A R MARTIN
TANK CORPS
AND DUKE OF CORNWALL'S L.I.
23RD APRIL 1918 AGE 33
+
JESU MERCY


 
Further Information
 
Son of James and Elizabeth Martin; husband of Amy Martin, of "Teston," Caledon Road, Parkstone, Dorset.

Born at Maidstone.
 
CWGC record ...
 
ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY
 
Friday, August 2, 1918 Page 3
 
Ventnor District Council.
A SOLDIER'S GRAVE
The Cemetery Committee reported having received an application from the Lieutenant Colonel of the Military Hospital, Parkhurst, asking permission to erect a temporary wooden cross over the grave of the late Private A.A. Martin, [sic] and to forego the usual fees. - The Committee recommended that in this case and similar cases permission be given. - Carried.
(not all the report has been transcribed)

 
Ventnor Cemetery Burial Register entry :
 
Alfred R Martin was buried on 27 April 1918. Described as Soldier, aged 35 whose abode was given as Afton Mil. Hosp., Freshwater.
 
Acknowledgments :
 
Janet Griffin for newspaper report.
 
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