Service Details
Name:
MARTIN
Given Name:
CHARLES EDWARD
Initials:
C E
Service No:
102970V
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
1 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1943-09-05
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Age:
30
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, engine cut crashed in sea 10 miles SW of Cap Vaticano, Sicily, in Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII #JF417
Decorations:
D F C, Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
LG 3 December 1940 pg. 6861 - "For gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations."
Additional
Information:
Son of Noel and Matilda Martin; husband of Gladys E. B. Martin, of Strubenvale, Springs, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 277.

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