George Albert Martin was the son of Joseph Martin and Elizabeth Martin.
George had joined the Regular army when he left school and in 1911 when he was 24 he was stationed in the Woolwich Barracks in London as a gunner with the Royal Field Artillery. When war broke out he was posted to India with the 4th Division Ammunition Column. He died in hospital in Karachi of malaria on 16 October 1917 aged 31 and is remembered on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate) and the War Memorial in Spratton churchyard. He was awarded the British War Medal.