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Joseph Martin (1887-1966)

Hett man served with 13 DLI

Civil Parish: Hett

Birth date: 15-Sep-1887

Death date: 1966

Armed force/civilian: Army

Residence: Hett (birthplace from census)
Metal Bridge, Ferryhill (1901 census)
10 Rutherford Terrace, Broom, Ferryhill (boarder, 1911 census)

Employment: Pony driver in coal mine (1901 census)
Coal miner, hewer (1911 census)

Family: Parents: Thomas Martin, Annie Martin (1891 census)
Siblings: Emily Martin, John Martin, Robert Martin, Thomas Martin (1901 census)

Wife: Lena Loveless (sister of James Loveless who died on HMS Warspite 31st May 1916), married 1913
Children: daughter Ella Martin and son Thomas Martin

Military service:

Durham Light Infantry
13th (Service) Battalion
68th Brigade
23rd Division

Medal(s): Victory Medal
British War Medal

Gender: Male

Contributed by kimberj

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