To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”



Aircraftman 2 Class

William Walter Martin


1902/07/01 - Born

Son of William Herbert Martin and of Annie (nee Young) Martin

1927 - Married Evelyn Pumphrey at Brighton

Enlisted at Uxbridge between September 1939 and June 1940

Appointed as a Class F Reservist

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

98 Squadron



Age 38

17th June 1940

Lost in the RMS Lancastria which was bombed by the Luftwaffe in the Charpentier Roads off St Nazaire, when about to evacuate troops from France


1940/07/25 - AMCC_1940, Air Ministry Casualty Communique, No.39. Reported Missing.


Loved Ones

Son of William Herbert Martin and of Annie Martin (nee Young)

Husband of Evelyn Ethel Martin, of Brighton, Sussex



Panel 27.


Runnymede Memorial



Remembrance Salvation Army 1939-1945

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Mike Alliston

Commonwealth War Grave Commission

KEW Files:- AMCC_1940, AIR 78 104 1,


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