Henry (Harry) George MARTIN

Born1896 Forfar, Scotland
Died1941 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Biography and Notes

Harry joined the British Army in 1912; was at the Galipoli disaster; stayed on in Egypt till 1926 and then went to Argentina as an Estate Manager when his elder brother was for a period Presbyterian Minister in a Buenos Aires church. He died early and unexpectedly of a heart attack. It is thought that his heart was weakened by severe conditions and dysentery experienced whilst in the army.

Harry was known as a jovial, hard working Scotsman.

Life Events

1930Married Helen Margaret (Rita) COBBOLD in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1934Birth of son Henry Walter MARTIN
1936Birth of son David Ian MARTIN OBE

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