Lieutenant James Martin

 

Lieutenant James R. Martin of the 23rd Field Company, RCE. He was killed during the evacuation of the 1st Airborne Division on the night of the 25/26th September 1944. At 21:45, his was the second boat to the launched, but it was hit by a mortar on the way across the river, killing all four crew aboard. His body was recovered near Elst on an unrecorded date. Thanks to Aart van Uden.