MRCP Lond 1932; BSc Manch 1922, MSc (Chemistry) 1923, MB ChB 1927, MD (Commended) 1930.
Martin was born on 28 January 1898. He served in the RAMC as a laboratory assistant before entering the University of Manchester as a chemistry student. After graduating, he took up medical study at the University, gaining a number of academic distinctions. Martin held resident appointments at MRI and Withington Hospital Manchester, and was medical officer of health for Poulton-le-Fylde. He was later a general practitioner in Salop and later in Nottingham.