Martin James Gunner 115743

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Name Martin James
Army number 115743
Rank Gunner
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to 1st Mountain Regiment. Died in hospital in the UK 19/1/1942.
Company/Battery 451 Mountain Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Died in Hatfield Hospital, UK, (cause of death unknown) 19/1/1942. War Diary shows date of death as 13/1/1942 and lists an incorrect Regimental Number (1117543). CWGC also has an error in the documentation of his Number as they have 1115743 in their records.
Home address No family information as yet. Buried in grave 51975, Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.
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Thanks are due to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as their database search facilities allowed Gunner MARTIN to be correctly identified. Thanks are also due to Paul Evans of the Royal Artillery Museum (NOW CLOSED) for help with tracing the incorrect Number listed in the War Diary.