Martin, F T
FRANK TINGEY/TINGAY MARTIN
Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 46-48 and 50.
He enlisted at St Paul’s Churchyard, London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 19 May 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Frank’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing
Son of James and Hannah (nee JOINER) MARTIN.
His parents married 2 September 1883 in Wimbledon, Surrey. Hannah died 1916 in the Hendon, Middx, district aged 67; James possibly died 1918 in the Hendon district aged 66.
Frank was born 1888 in Harrow Weald, Middx, and resided in Harrow Weald. He joined the Wealdstone, Middx, Football Club in 1909 and was the 1st XI Vice-Captain 1913-14. He worked in Wealdstone, and was also a bell-ringer.
On the 1891 Census, aged 2 he lived in Harrow Weald, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 12 he still lived in Harrow Weald, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a printer’s machine minder aged 22 he still lived in Harrow Weald, with his parents and no siblings.
Date of death30/07/1915
Age at death26
Place of death
NotesFrank is named on a plaque in the porch of the church
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