Private Peter Martin

Yorkshire Regiment

Died: Tuesday 21 September 1915 (aged 22)

Connected records

Record:
MARTIN, PETER
Additional information:
(Served as FINNIGAN). Son of John and Elizabeth Ann Martin.
Cemetery:
LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Plot 2. Row G. Grave 7A.
Country:
France

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Oral history

British machine gunner served with No 2 (Machine Gun) Coy, British Bn, 15th International Bde and British NCO and officer served as rifleman, adjutant and political commissar with British Bn, 15th International Bde in Spain, 1937-1938
REEL 1 Feely: Aspects of background to volunteering to join International Brigades go to Spain, 1936: influence of Left Book Club and Daily Worker; recruitment to International Bde through Communist Party of Great Britain in St Helens; political attitudes of other volunteers; volunteer's rejection …

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Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
Church Of The Immaculate Conception (WMR 31077)
Location:
Flint, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
Langholm Parish Church WW1 (WMR 44170)
Location:
Langholm, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
English Presbyterian Church WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 84169)
Location:
Holyhead, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
The Men of Stirling (WMR 5768)
Location:
Stirling, Central
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
Trinity Congregational WW1 (WMR 85970)
Location:
Dundee, Tayside
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
Alliance Assurance Company - WW1 Tablet (WMR 18258)
Location:
Alrewas, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Martin, Peter
Memorial:
Bellshill St Andrew's United Free Church (WMR 89337)
Location:
Motherwell, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
4th Seaforth Highlanders Battle Of Fountaine Notre Dame 1917 (WMR 44553)
Location:
Dingwall, Highland
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Central Post Office WW1 Plaque (WMR 34389)
Location:
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Consett Detachment 6th Battn Durham Light Infantry (WMR 41750)
Location:
Consett, Durham
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
City Of Lincoln (WMR 20290)
Location:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Ackton Hall Colliery (WMR 29134)
Location:
Featherstone, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Chelmsford Parish - WW1 (WMR 45576)
Location:
Chelmsford, Essex
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
St Barnabas Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 12490)
Location:
Southfields, Greater London
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Langley (WMR 7865)
Location:
Langley, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Macclesfield Park Green (WMR 2085)
Location:
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Men Of St Martins (WMR 10155)
Location:
St Martins, Channel Islands
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Hindringham - WW1 (WMR 65151)
Location:
Hindringham, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Wilmington Parish Roll Of Honour (WMR 35567)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
Pyrford - Cross (WMR 18287)
Location:
Pyrford, Surrey
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
St Marys Blackhill (WMR 10254)
Location:
Consett, Durham
Name recorded:
Martin, P
Memorial:
St Marys Blackhill (WMR 10254)
Location:
Consett, Durham

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Name:
Private Martin
Context:
combat
Date:
24 Sep 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 233)
Name:
Private Martin
Context:
other
Date:
24 Sep 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 13 Sanitary Section (page 516)
Name:
Captain Martin
Context:
joined
Date:
25 Sep 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (page 148)
Name:
Lieutenant W E Martin
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
17 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 9 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 5)
Name:
Captain D L Martin
Context:
other
Date:
26 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 9 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 7)