Gordon Eric Martin was born in Wem, Shropshire during early 1898. He was baptised there on 3 April, 1898.
The 1911 Census tells us that the family at that time lived at 1 Railway Terrace, Sandycroft. Flintshire. The head of the family was William Martin aged 51, who was employed as a Railway Stationmaster. His wife Mary Martin aged 54 and their two children – Stanley Neil Martin aged 21, a Railway Clerk and Gordon Eric Martin aged 13, a Schoolboy.
At some stage the family lived at Station House, Greenfield. (Nothing further known).
He is also remembered on the North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales.
There is a Flintshire Roll of Honour card for Gordon Eric Martin at the County Archives Office, Hawarden.