Martin, Edward James

Regimental Number: 101262
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: 8th Battalion

Eddy was born on July 5, 1887 in Windsor, England. He came to Canada in 1904, and to the South Peace six years later. In September of 1915, Eddy enlisted in the Canadian army. At this time he was already married to a woman named Louisa Ellen. During the Battle of Mouquet Farm in September of 1916, Eddy received gunshot wounds to his hip and leg, and also had a shell concussion. Eddy died on September 16, 1968.

Sources: HT Jan. 31, 1956