Tommie G. Martin

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Beaumont, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force

Rank: First Lieutenant

In the spring of 1941 my Uncle who was a 5th year Senior, left Aggieland and hitchhiked from College Station to Detroit. Went over the border and joined the WWII Americans RAF RCAF. In September of 1942 he transferred to the 8th USAAF. By the end of April 1945 he was in the Pacific with the 5th USAAF. In May of 1945 he was KIA over Luzon ROP.

He was the high point man in his unit and would not come home until the job was done. He was a Hero.

Age: 26

Date of Death: May 15, 1945

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