Lieut Neil Gibson Martin

Lieut Neil Gibson Martin

Birth
Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Dec 1941 (aged 24)
Yangon Region, Myanmar
Burial Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA
Plot Section-E, Lot-13
Memorial ID 129236980 · View Source
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s/o Floyd Martin, Nina


Flying Tigers of the Chinese Air Force

Lt. Martin was the first Flying Tiger to be killed in aerial combat in the skies over Rangoon, Burma.

He was killed in action while piloting a fighter aircraft, battling the Japanese in the skies above Rangoon, Burma. Lt. Martin is buried in Plot No 45 of the Mingaladon Cantonment Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma.


Cenotaph memorial, buried elsewhere.


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  • Created by: KindredWhispers
  • Added: 5 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129236980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Neil Gibson Martin (2 Aug 1917–23 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129236980, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by KindredWhispers (contributor 46986453) .