MARTIN, Francis Joseph

Rank: 
Private
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Medical Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
7262734
Died : 
Saturday, November 14, 1942
Died on war service
Age: 
28
Cemetery/Memorial: 

Pte. Francis Martin is shown on the CWGC database as being seconded to 11th RM Commando, Royal Marines. There was no such unit. We have no detail to confirm at this stage whether he was attached to the 11th RM Battalion, Royal Marines, No. 11 (Army) Commando, or some other unit. 

He died when the British submarine torpedo'd the Italian POW ship the S.S Scillin on the 14 Nov.1942.

Awaits confirmation to establish, or otherwise, service in a Commando unit.


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