Martindale, Henry William (1893-1915)

Henry Martindale was born in Worcester in 1893 and moved to 4 Bank Terrace in Thomas Street, Rochester, sometime before his 18th birthday.

In 1911, Henry was an 18 year old, single machinist and the only child of his father Ernest Martindale, a painter and mother Jane Martindale. His parents were both born in Birmingham.

Henry served as a Rifleman in the Rifle brigade, having enlisted in Chatham. His regiment number was 5741. Henry died on July 2nd 1915. He died due to wounds in the France and Flanders battle.

Henry is buried in the Cite Bonjean military cemetery in Armentieres, Northern France. ¬†Henry’s page on Every Man Remembered can be found here, and details of his grave can be found here.

Samantha Stevens