1Lt Albert O Martin Jr.

1Lt Albert O Martin Jr.

Birth
Florida, USA
Death 12 Feb 1944 (aged 24–25)
At Sea
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
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Albert served as a First Lieutenant on B-24D #42-72896, 514th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Orange County, Florida prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 16, 1942 at Camp Blanding, Florida. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Financial institution clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Albert was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 was shot down by enemy fire and crashed in the sea near Italy during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-799606

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-72896:

Balla, Robert L, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Maryland
Battaglia, Anthony S ~ S/Sgt, New York
Howison, Roy D ~ T/Sgt, Ohio
Long, William E ~ S/Sgt, Washington
Lusk, Roscoe W ~ S/Sgt, Georgia
Martin, Albert O, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Florida
McCanlies, Willard G ~ 1st Lt, Texas
McKinney, Harry P ~ S/Sgt, North Carolina
Rushing, John E ~ 1st Lt, Louisiana
Smith, Douglass A ~ 2nd Lt, Utah

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 56311723
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Albert O Martin Jr. (1919–12 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56311723, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .