Samuel Martin


Name:   Samuel Martin
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service:   Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Unit Text:   1st Bn.
Age:   27
Born:   Londonderry (Co.?)
Residence:   Co. Tyrone
Date of Death:   24/04/1942
Service No:   6977570
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead.
Grave/Memorial Ref:   Face 11.
Memorial:   Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar, (Burma).
Additional information:   Born 1915, son of Samuel and Sarah Martin, Knockloughrim. Samuel left school at 14, when the family lived at Megargy. He hired to Eakin’s of Magherafelt for 3 years as a farm labour. Joined the army in 1932, aged 18. Brother of Mary, Annie, Sadie, Dorothy, Bobbie and Willie.

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