Private Percy Sidney Martin

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

13 Nov 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Plait dyer

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

23 Back Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Ancre British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Pte Percy Sidney Martin, 23730, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on November 13th, 1916.

As a six-year-old in 1901 he was living with his mother and grandparents William and Susan at 16 North Street, Luton.

By 1911 he was a plait dyer living at 23 Back Street, Luton, with his mother and her husband James Webb, whom she had married at St Matthew's Church, Luton, on December 23rd, 1905. In the 1911 Census Percy is described as a boarder.


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Author: Deejaya

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