Above: Bill (WCM 3) pictured at his son, Peter's house, in Salisbury, 2005.

Below: Bill & Jean in about 1944, while Bill was still in national service as a military policeman.

William Charles Martin (3)

born 23 July 1926

This William Charles Martin (3) - Bill - my Dad, was born at 43 Engleheart Road, Catford, on 23rd July, 1928, the eldest son of William Charles Martin (2) and Emily Rose Belchem.

He had a short-lived marriage to Pauline Becker about 1945, before marrying my Mum, Ethel Beatrice Mary Peterson (known as Jean), on 25th June 1949 at Dartford Registry Office. She was born on 3rd July, 1928, at 44 Steele Road, West Ham, and died on 26th December 2006 at Salisbury Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

More to follow about Bill.