10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
20/11/1917 (Killed in Action)
Alexander Martin was the son of James and Sarah Martin. Alexander was born in Stewartstown area on 15th October 1890. He was one of at least six sons. It seems his mother died when he was very young and he was brought up in Belfast by his aunt and uncle. Alexander worked as a warehouse assistant before enlisting. He originally enlisted in the North Irish Horse in May 1915 He later transferred to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Alexander Martin was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Tuesday 20th November 1917.
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.