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 Sidney Selim Martin

Sidney Selim Martin

Birth
New York, USA
Death 17 Feb 1945
Philippines
Burial Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
Plot SECTION 2, SITE 1818
Memorial ID 954342 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Ellen Martin who resided in Buffalo, New York.

Sidney served as a Aviation Radio Technician, First Class, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Sidney was "Killed In Action", along with the crew, of PB4Y-1 44-40217 "Pop's Cannon Ball" when they were shot down over Puerto Princessa, Palawan Island, Philippines during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Leyete Cemetery No. 1 in the Philippines and was later repatriated here on April 29, 1949.

Service # 6088469

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"Pop's Cannon Ball" Crew:

Frank Carmen Aiello ~ AMM2, California
Robert Jenkins Brown ~ AMM3, Indiana
Will Harvey Eldridge Jr ~ AOM3, Louisiana
Neal Lloyd Hamer ~ AOM1, Kansas
William Harold Handwerk ~ Ensign, Arizona
Ralph Clarence Haralson ~ AOM2, Wisconsin
William George Loesel ~ Ensign, Pennsylvania
Nelson Eugene McCaa ~ Lt, Georgia
Harold Mead McGaughey ~ LCDR, California
Sidney Selim Martin ~ ART1, New York
Robert Joseph Rudd ~ ARM3, Illinois
George Allen Womack ~ S1, Oklahoma

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

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ART1C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 954342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sidney Selim Martin (unknown–17 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 954342, citing Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .