James R. Martin, Lt.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number martin
Rank Lt.
Function Commanding Officer Stormboat 1
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 23rd Field Company
Unit / Group Royal Canadian Engineers
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment First Canadian Army Troop Engineers
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Holten, Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 11-G-3
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

During the night of the withdrawal, the Royal Canadian and British Engineers worked together to get the survivors safely on the other site of the river. The first 3 Canadian Stormboats (motor powered boats) were launched into the water at 21.45 hrs. Boat 1 got a direct hit by a stray mortar killing all 4 of the crew of 4 including CO Lt. Martin. His body was recovered from the river Rhine near Elst (Utrecht).

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James R. Martin, Lt.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number martin
Rank Lt.
Function Commanding Officer Stormboat 1
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 23rd Field Company
Unit / Group Royal Canadian Engineers
Division / Transport / Command Unknown
Regiment First Canadian Army Troop Engineers
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Holten, Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 11-G-3
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

During the night of the withdrawal, the Royal Canadian and British Engineers worked together to get the survivors safely on the other site of the river. The first 3 Canadian Stormboats (motor powered boats) were launched into the water at 21.45 hrs. Boat 1 got a direct hit by a stray mortar killing all 4 of the crew of 4 including CO Lt. Martin. His body was recovered from the river Rhine near Elst (Utrecht).

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