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Korean War 1
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JOHN R MARTIN 1
Race: White 1
State of Residence: Texas 1
Birth:
Year: 1918 1
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Korean War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Service Number:
RA06284246 1
Army Branch:
Infantry 1
Component:
USA Ð RA 1
Date of Casualty:
31 Dec 1969 1
Date of Disposition:
31 Dec 1969 1
Disposition of Evacuation:
[Blank] 1
Grade:
Sergeant 1
Place of Casualty:
South Korea Sector 1
Place of Disposition:
South Korea 1
Type of Casualty:
Killed in Action 1

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Sgt. J. R. Martin Rites Thursday

Corsicana, TX

Sgt. J. R. Martin
Rites Thursday

Funeral services for Sgt John R. Martin, 30, killed In action Korea,
Aug. 6, last year, were held from the McCammon Chapel at 2 p. m. Thursday.

The rites were conducted by Dr. Matthew H. Arnold, pastor of the
Westminster Presbyterian church. Burial was In Hamilton cemetery
with a graveside military service conducted bv the Texas National
Guard and American Legion.

Sgt. Martin served in the Pacific theatre during World War II and later was with the American
Army of Occupation In Germany. He re-enlisted and went to Korea from Japan In July, last year.

Surviving are a sister, Miss Agnes Martin; a brother, George W. Martin; an aunt, Mrs. Lawrence
Tilton, all of Corsicana; and two uncles, Dock J. Martin, Corsicana, and Roy Martin, Fort Worth, and
other relatives.

Corsicana Daily Sun
Sept 20, 1951

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