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Martin Edward Masters

MARTIN EDWARD MASTERS

Date and place of birth: 7 January 1889 at Kimberley, Orange Free State, South Africa
Date and place of Death: Martin was discovered murdered 12 May 1928. Details below.

Nationality: British South African

Biography

Parents
Parents occupation
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance:

Place of residence at Gretna:
Martin’s daughter was born at Gretna and her birth certificate gives the home address as
22 Canberra Road

Marital status: Married to Susannah in 1916

The Public Notice of Martin’s death gives details of his marriage and children:

Job title at Gretna: Mechanical Engineer on the Mossband Site
Travels:

Awards/recognitions:
Trivia/any other information: Martin enlisted in the army

Bibliography:

An African
Tragedy.pdf

This African Tragedy shared by Martin’s Grandson and is in possession of the Devils Porridge
Museum.…