No.229485, Private, Frederick MARTIN
1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers
Frederick Martin was born in Poslingford (Risbridge Q4-1898 4A:779), son of George and Julia MARTIN (née HONEYBALL).
1901 census...Aged 2, he was at The Street, Poslingford with his father George MARTIN  shepherd; his mother Julia  born Wickhambrook and his brother Arthur . All except his mother born in Poslingford.
His mother died in 1902 and his father married Hannah SALTER in 1903
1911 census...Aged 12, he was in Poslingford with his father, step mother Hannah  born Long Melford and brother Arthur (farm labourer).
The pension card for the brothers has father George Martin at Cranfield Cottages, Long Melford
His brother Arthur was killed in action serving in France in the Gordon Highlanders in August 1918 see here
He enlisted in Sudbury. He had clearly added to his age as the CWGC have him as aged 21.
With no Army service record available, it is impossible to say here where or when exactly he was wounded. He died at home in Long Melford.
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