Martin, William Jamieson

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Martin, William Jamieson

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  • Martin, Jamie

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1917-1944

History

William Jamieson (Jamie) Martin was the second son of John Alexander and Jessie Martin. He graduated from the University of Toronto in political science and economics in 1939 and in 1941 he enlisted in the army. He was appointed to the Canadian Armoured Corps and began training in Brockville as a Cadet. During the war he was part of the Elgin and then the 1st Hussars regiment and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. On June 11, 1944, his regiment was involved in a battle at Le Mesnil Patry, northwest of Caen, France, and Lt. Martin was killed in action. He is buried in the cemetery at Beny-sur-mer in France, and there is a memorial stone for him in the Grove Cemetery in Dundas, Ontario. He was engaged to Muriel Clift who worked as a military nurse in Europe during the war.

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Martin, Jessie Gartshore (1885-1968)

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Martin, Jessie Gartshore

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Martin, William Jamieson

Dates of the relationship

1917-1944

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Martin, John Alexander (1880-1959)

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family

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Martin, John Alexander

is the parent of

Martin, William Jamieson

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1917-1944

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Martin, John Gartshore (1921-2007)

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family

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Martin, John Gartshore

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Martin, William Jamieson

Dates of the relationship

1921-1944

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Martin, Wilson Alexander (1913-[19--])

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family

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Martin, Wilson Alexander

is the sibling of

Martin, William Jamieson

Dates of the relationship

1917-1944

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