Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps (KRRC), 9th Battalion, C Company

9th (Service) Battalion
Aug 1914 Formed in Winchester as part of the First New Army (K1) then moved to Aldershot to join the 42nd Brigade of the 14th Division.
Nov 1914 Moved to Petworth and then back to Aldershot.
20.05.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and ended in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Action of Hooge, The Second Attack on Bellewaarde.
During 1916
The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette.
During 1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Langemark, The First and Second Battles of Passchendaele.
27.04.1918 Reduced to training cadre.
16.06.1918 Transferred to the 34th Division
03.08.1918 Disbanded in France, Desvres.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
LLANBERIS HOUSE, COTTINGHAM ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. ONLY SON OF WILLIAM & BETSY ANN MARTIN, AT THIS PROBATE ADDRESS.HIS SISTERS WERE ANN & CLARA. EMPLOYED AS A BANK CLERK. ENLISTED HULL. HE SERVED IN THE 9TH KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/04/1917, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, WILLIAM. HE ALSO LEFT £240 IN HIS WILL TO HIS FAT […]