MARTIN, Donald Hugh

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Police Service: 
Norwich City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Norfolk Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241838
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Monday, June 3, 1918
Died : 
Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Donald Martin 4 Commando
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).
Sources
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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