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Sgt. Arthur Willis Martin
British Army Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Btn.
(d.7 Jun 1917)
Arthur Martin was my grandfather, he was killed in action during the Battle of Messines. I believe him to have been at Butterfly Farm prior to his death. Unfortunately his service records are not available as they are part of the records destroyed during WW2. I know that he was wounded at Gallipoli but have found no war diaries available. I have been able to look at the 6th Lincs War Diaries for 7th Jun 1917 but the page is written in pencil and almost illegible.
His name is on the Menin Gate and I believe his remains could be in cemetery at Whytschete although grave would be unmarked.
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