1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
24/04/1942 (Killed in Action)
Samuel Martin was the eldest son of Samuel and Sarah Martin. He was born on 19th March 1915 in the Magherafelt area. The family lived at Megargy for a time. Samuel joined the army in 1932, aged 18. Corporal Samuel Martin served with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in World War Two. Corporal Samuel Martin died in Burma on 24th April 1942. The CWGC record Corporal Samuel Martin as the son of Samuel and Sarah Martin of Knockloughrim, County Londonderry.
The Rangoon Memorial is situated in Taukkyan War Cemetery, which is about 35 kilometres north of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). The cemetery is on PY1 Road (formerly Prome Road), about 15 kilometres from the airport and can be easily seen from the road.