Leman is remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.


Born: 1917, Whatfield, Suffolk.

Died: 29th May 1940; age: 23.

Residence: Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5826449.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion – Infantry.


Final resting place unknown.


Memorial Reference:

Column 46.

Dunkirk Memorial,

Dunkirk Town,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Maurice Charles Martin & Margaret Amelia Martin, of Whatfield, Suffolk.


Father: Maurice Charles Martin, born 1883, Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Mother: Margaret Amelia Martin (nee Wright), born 1882, Whatfield, Suffolk.

1st Battalion:
September 1939: On the outbreak of war the Battalion was based in Devonport. It was part of 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Division.
October 1939: They went to France.
May/June 1940: The Battalion were evacuated from Dunkirk and returned to the UK.

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