Driver Cyril Gordon Martin

 

Driver Cyril Gordon Martin (aged 25) of the 1155th Military Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps, attached to the 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment  (Crossbarry ambush)

Date of incident: 19 March 1921

Sources: Death Certificate, 19 March 1921; CE, 21, 22, 23 March 1921; Times, 21 March 1921; FJ, 22 March 1921; CC, 23 March 1921; CCE, 26 March 1921; Military Inquests, WO 35/152/75 (TNA); Peter Kearney’s WS 444, 5-9 (BMH); William Norris’s WS 595, 9-11 (BMH); William Desmond’s WS 832, 37-44, 48-49 (BMH); Michael Coleman’s WS 1254, 13-16 (BMH); William McCarthy’s WS 1255, 8-11 (BMH); Timothy Warren’s WS 1275, 14-15 (BMH); Timothy Keohane’s WS 1295, 9-11 (BMH); Daniel Holland’s WS 1341, 9-12 (BMH); Michael J. Crowley’s WS 1603, 18-20 (BMH); Florence Begley’s WS 1771, 1-5 (BMH); Deasy, Towards Irelands Free, 348-50; Rebel Cork’s FS, pp. 157-60; “The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area,” Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 96; Kautt (2010), 138-48; irishmedals.org (accessed 28 July 2014); Commonwealth War Graves Commission; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/crossbarry-ambush/martin/martin.html;

http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/crossbarry-ambush/crossbarry.html (accessed 8 Aug. 2014).

 

Note: Driver Martin was mortally wounded at Crossbarry and was interred in Crowborough Burial Ground in the Wealden district of East Sussex.

 


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