Associated People: Martin, Mr William, Tiree (1916 - 1942)


Biographical information about Bill Martin (1916-1942), a wireless operator/gunner in RAF 224 Squadron who was briefly posted to Tiree in 1942. Bill and all but one of his fellow crew members lost their lives when their plane collided with a barrage balloon in fog on the edge of Dartmoor in October 1942. A memorial was unveiled there by Bill’s widow in 2018.

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