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John MARSHALL

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Surname: MARSHALL

Forename(s): John

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 203309

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 1/8th (Irish) Battalion

Division: 55th (West Lancashire) Division

Age: 33

Date of Death: 1917-09-20

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 31 to 34.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

John Marshall was the son of James and Jane Marshall, née Speakman. James, a canal boat man, was born in Lancashire and Jane at Upholland, Lancashire.

1891 Shevington, Lancashire Census: Crooke, Marsh's Houses - John Marshall, aged 6 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of James and Jane Marshall.

1901 Shevington, Lancashire Census: Crooke, 7, Woodcock Row - John Marshall, aged 16 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Jane Cullen. [James Marshall died in 1893 and Jane had married James Cullen in 1898.]

John was married to Elizabeth Ann Gibbons in 1907.

1911 Shevington, Lancashire Census: 66, Crooke - John Marshall, aged 26 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, husband of Elizabeth Ann Marshall.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Marshall, 203309, L'pool R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John Marshall, 203309, 1/8th K.L.R.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Marshall, 203309, 1/8 King's Lpool. Date and Place of Death: 20.9.17. Death assumed France. To whom Authorised: Widow - Elizabeth A. Amount Authorised: £5 8s. 5d.

John is commemorated on Shevington War Memorial.

Photograph: 'Wigan Observer & District Advertiser' (10 November 1917).

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Private John MARSHALL

Private John MARSHALL

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 55th (West Lancashire) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 55th (West Lancashire) Division

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Surname: MARSHALL

Forename(s): John

Born: Skipton, Yorks

Residence: Wigan, Lancs

Enlisted: Wigan

Number: 203309

Rank: Private

Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment)

Battalion: 8th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 20/09/17

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

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Surname: MARSHALL

Forename(s): John

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 203309

Rank: Private

Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment)

Unit: 1st/8th Bn.

Age: 33

Awards:

Died Date: 20/09/1917

Additional Information: Son of James and Jane Marshall, of 47, Crooke, Wigan; husband of Elizabeth Ann Marshall, of 55, Crooke, Wigan.

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'Wigan Observer & District Advertiser' (10 November 1917)

Crooke Soldier Reported Missing

Mrs. Marshall, of 75, Crooke, has received official notice that her husband, Pte. John Marshall, King’s Liverpool Regiment, has been missing since 20th Sept., 1917. Private Marshall, who was formerly employed by the Roburite and Ammonal Co., Gathurst, was 32 years of age. He enlisted in February, 1917, and was drafted to the Front in May, 1917. Any information regarding the missing soldier will be gladly received by his wife, Mrs. E. A. Marshall, at the address given.

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© Rev David Long (WMR-13144)

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