Sergeant Phillip Daniel MARTIN

Service No: 401325
Born: Pyramid Hill VIC, 3 October 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 1 February 1941
Unit: No. 1437 Strategic Reconnaissance Flight (RAF)
Died: Air Operations: (No. 1437 Strategic Reconnaissance Flight Baltimore aircraft AG752), off the North African Coast, 31 August 1942, Aged 23 Years
Buried: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Patrick William and Margaret Jane Martin, of Pyramid Hill, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Pyramid Hill VIC
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 31 August 1942, Baltimore AG752 crashed when it was shot down in combat with enemy aircraft. All the crew members were killed and their bodies were recovered from the sea.

The crew members of AG752 were:

Sergeant Brian Corran (1021722) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Alan Charles Dyte (400920) (Pilot)
Sergeant Maxwell John Goldsworthy (400792) (Observer)
Sergeant Phillip Daniel Martin (401325) (Wireless Air Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/142/450

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