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Philip Martin

In memory of:

Sergeant Philip Martin

November 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132048

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

"A" Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

February 28, 1883

Son of Philip and Bridget Martin (nee Brady); husband of Mary Martin (nee Nerney), of 116, Plymouth Grove, Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 133 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

O. II. R. 4.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Philip Martin– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada".  Page 19.  A COMPANY No 4 Platoon
  • Attestation Papers– Source Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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