Born Hull, 1891. Only Son of Samuel and Annie E. Martin, of 10, Bridlington Street, Hull (1911 census and war pension address). Son of a Joiner. He had six sisters. he worked as a Painter.
He married Agnes, on 14/04/1911. They lived with his family at 10, Bridlington Street, Hull.
Served with the East Yorkshire regiment. Transferred as Lance Corporal, 307991, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Died of wounds, on 08/05/1923, aged 32.