Edward Blunden Martino, RN

Born  17 Jun 1903Kings Norton, Worcestershire
Died  20 Mar 1993(89)Birdham, Chichester, West Sussex

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15 Mar 1924 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1925 Lt.
15 Apr 1933 Lt.Cdr.
 Lt.Cdr. (retired)
17 Jun 1943 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 24 Mar 1934


Warship Commands listed for Edward Blunden Martino, RN

HMS Philoctetes (F 134)Cdr. (retired)Destroyer Depot ShipJan 1944Mar 1944

Career information

After retiremet bacame a fruit farmer in Essex until 1939, called up. Worked Rosyth swinging comapsses etc. following de-gaussing of ships to counter magnetic mines. Then went to Freetown. Near the end of war stationed one of the Portsdown forts assisting D-Day organisation. Demobbed at end of war, returned to fruit farming until 1955

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