Albert was the youngest of the twelve children of James Martin and his wife Sarah Elizabeth Giddings of Little Downham, Cambridgeshire.
He enlisted as a Private for the 1st/5th Batallion of the Northumberland Fusiliers and went to fight in the First World War but was sadly taken as a Prisoner of War by German forces. He died in a German coal mine.
6th April 1899, Little Downham Fen, Cambridgeshire.
30th August 1918 in a German coal mine as a prisoner of war, aged 19 years.
Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
Roll Of Honour website covering the Little Downham brave who were lost in the two world wars.
The Online Museum for the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.