Samuel Gemmell Marks
Leading Aircraftman, 326 Maintenance Unit
Service number 623973
Died 19 Aug 1943
Buried Delhi War Cemetery, India
‘HIS HEAVENLY HOME IS BRIGHT AND FAIR, NO PAIN, NO SORROW ENTERS THERE’
Samuel was born in 1921 in Greenock, Renfrewshire to Scottish born parents Michael and Amy nee Gemmell and had a sister Elizabeth and a brother Michael. Samuel’s grandparents emigrated from Greece.
Samuel enlisted in the RAF in 1938 as an aircraft-hand. His death record states that he was a LAC in 326 M.U. and he died in the Civil Military Hospital, Asansol, Bengal of burns received as a result of a fire.