MARTIN, Donald Hugh
Norwich City Police
Royal Norfolk Regiment
Honours & Awards:
Monday, June 3, 1918
Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Sergeant Donald Martin, 1 Troop (formerly C Troop), received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe, specifically for his part during operations on the island of Schouwen, Holland.
A serving Police Officer he had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the 1st Police Intake in 1942.
- 8 June 1944 wounded Normandy.
- 1 November 1944 wounded Holland (remaining on duty).
The 1939 Register covering Norwich.
London Gazette 37340, page 5445.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/77 and WO417/85.
Image in Gallery of names in No.4 Commando 'C' troop.
[Image] John Martin (nephew).
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