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  MARTIN, Raymond Lanier

Rank:

Boatswain's Mate 2c

 

 

Service Branch:

U.S. Navy

Serial Number:

 

Division:

 

Ship:

Y.M.S. 52 (minesweeper)

Function:

Not known

Status:

Died of fatal wounds received
in action at New Guinea

Date of death:

September 12, 1944

Place of death:

one of the Admiralty Islands
South Pacific

Age at death:

22

Awards:

Not available

Burial 1:

one of the Admiralty Islands
South Pacific

Burial 2:

Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington, South Carolina

Grave number:

 

Cenotaph:


Born:

July 7, 1922

Hometown:

South Carolina

Family:

Parents:
Stephen Boynton Martin (1892 - 1953)
Gladys Mellard Martin (1895 - 1977)

Spouse:


Children:


Siblings:

Additional information:

NOK (1940s): parents Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Boynton Martin, 205 Russell St., Darlington

 


Research by: Victoria Proctor, genealogist

Sources: Dillon County War Memorial, NARA, The Dillon Herald October 5, 1944, page 1, col. 1 (report of death) and July 1, 1948, page 2, col. 6 (report of memorial services in Darlington)

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