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23340 (1852864) Mechanist Quartermaster Sergeant F. Martin
Royal Engineers

by
Lieutenant Colonel Edward De Santis 2008

Outline of Service

9 January 1893: Date of birth.

9 September 1912: Enlisted in the Royal Engineers.

Served in the Establishment for Engineer Services (E.E.S.)

Earned a First Class Certificate of Education.

3 June 1919: Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in King's Birthday Awards for valuable services in France and Flanders.

20 September 1924: Posted to India.

12 July 1927: Promoted to Mechanist Sergeant Major.

20 March 1930: Returned home from India. Posted to Weymouth.

1933: Permitted to continue service beyond 21 years.

REFERENCES:
1. The Sapper, January 1932.
2. The Sapper, May 1934.
3. London Gazette, 3 June 1919.
4. The Sapper, November 1931.
5. The Sapper, February 1932.