They made the Ultimate Sacrifice


Kenneth Wesley Martin


Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, V18307, RCNVR


Born: 16 Oct 1919, Highland Grove, Ontario


Died: 07 Dec 1941 at sea


Book of Remembrance


MARTIN, Kenneth Wesley, ERA 4c, V18307, RCNVR, MPK - 07 Dec 1941, HMCS WINDFLOWER - Son of Alexander and Janet E. Martin, of Trenton, Ontario.


Prior to enlisting, Ken was a Sectionman for Canadian National Railway.


Ships served in:

KINGSTON DIVISION RCNVR - Enlisted 04 Apr 1941. Commenced Active Service 04 Apr 1941 as an A/ERA 4c, RCNVR
HMCS NADEN - NADEN for unknown United States Ship  - Served in U.S.S. 15 Jul 1941 - 07 Sep 1941 for training

HMCS NADEN - Drafted to NADEN 08 Sep 1941 as an A/ERA 4c

HMCS STADACONA - Drafted to STADACONA 16 Se p1941 as an A/ERA 4c, RCNVR

HMCS WINDFLOWER - Drafted to WINDFLOWER 23 Sep 1941 as an A/ERA 4c, RCNVR







(KM01) A/ERA Kenneth Martin

(KM02-KM03) Certificate of Service - pages 1 and 2

(KM04) Casualty report

(KM05) Letter to ERA Martin's mother


(KM06) Article on HMCS WINDFLOWER casualties and survivors


(KM07) Last family photo taken with Ken Martin - May 1941


(KM08) Eldorado Hockey team 1937-1938 Cup Winners

Ken Martin front row, centre

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Second World War Casualty Index