Lloyd William Martin
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Force • 405th Bomber Squadron
— 38th Bomber Group, Medium • Pacific Theater —
Killed in Action, WW II August 7, 1945
After graduating from Coffeyville Junior College, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force and served in the Pacific Theater as engineer gunner on a B-25 medium bomber. While operating out of Okinawa, his airplane was shot down off the southern coast of Korea. None of the flight crew were recovered.
This memorial plaque is placed to forever honor
the loving memory of Lloyd Wm. Martin
by his loving parents and family
[Purple Heart Medal engraving]
Erected by the Martin Family.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II.
Location. 37° 3.067′ N, 95° 38.903′ W. Marker is in Coffeyville, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Memorial is on Woodland Avenue west of Cline Road, on the right when traveling west. Monument is in the Veterans Court of Honor at the SE corner of Restlawn Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Woodland Avenue, Coffeyville KS 67337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Veterans Court of Valor (here, next to this marker); Company G, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Patio (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 1.3 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dalton Defenders (approx. 1˝ miles away); Charles T. Connelly (approx. 2.1 miles away); Perkins Building (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coffeyville.
Also see . . .
1. 405th Bombardment Squadron Unit History for August 1945.
2. 38th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on August 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 405th BS Low Level Strafing Footage From 1943-1944 at YouTube.
4. 405th Tactical Missile Squadron.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.