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Curious headstone part 3


Laird of Camster
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This headstone is in the cemetery at the Marble Church Bodelwyddan.

Unfortunately the last few letters of his surname are very worn. 

He seems to have died in tragic circumstances! 

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Am I missing something here, if he was the son of Thomas and Mary Jane Martin, then isn't that his surname as well? 

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42 minutes ago, Laird of Camster said:

This headstone is in the cemetery at the Marble Church Bodelwyddan.

Unfortunately the last few letters of his surname are very worn. 

He seems to have died in tragic circumstances! 

 

21 minutes ago, Michelle Young said:

Am I missing something here, if he was the son of Thomas and Mary Jane Martin, then isn't that his surname as well? 

Absolutely:

https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/671523/ARTHUR%20WILLIAM%20MARTIN/

SECOND LIEUTENANT ARTHUR WILLIAM MARTIN

Regiment & Unit/Ship: Welsh Regiment, 61st Reserve Bn.

Date of Death: Died 14 March 1917

Age 31 years old

Buried or commemorated at

BODELWYDDAN (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD

G. 8.

United Kingdom

          Country of Service United Kingdom

          Additional Info Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Martin, of Cadoxton, Barry, Glam. Served with Canadian Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders.

 

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1.  British War Graves, Bodelwyddan:

Arthur William Martin, Second Lieutenant. Died of wounds on 14/03/1917 at Kinmel Park Military Hospital, aged 30 (war graves records give his age as 31). Welsh Regiment 61st Reserve Bn. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Martin, of 95 Main Street, Cadoxton, Barry. Arthur emigrated to Canada before the war, and fought for 12 months with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders. His inquest concluded that the bomb which wounded him during training had probably failed to explode in an earlier practice session. His brother Frederick H Martin was killed in Flanders in April 1915. Another brother served with the Australian Expeditionary Force, and another with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

https://historypoints.org/index.php?page=british-war-graves-bodelwyddan

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2.  findagrave:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/133511214/arthur-william-martin

JP

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Thank you to everyone who has replied to my thread. It is all very interesting and great appreciated!!!!

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