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  • 21504 Private Harold Marsh was killed in action on 23 July 1917 and buried in La Belle Alliance Cemetery, grave C.4. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse
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Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Henry and Rachael Marsh. He was the husband of Gertrude Mary and the father of Edith Mary, George and Harold Marsh. They lived on Wallstone Place Sutton in Ashfield.
In 1911 he was a miner (hewer) employed by the Sutton Colliery Company.
23 Jul 1917
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451781 - CWGC Website
21504
Sutton In Ashfield
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Harold Marsh went to Gallipoli with the battalion and also served in Egypt for six months prior to the move to France on 1 July 1916. He fought at Thiepval in September 1916 and Messines in June 1917. In July the battalion found itself holding a brigade front prior to 3rd Ypres. They had dugouts near La Belle Alliance Farm, Ypres and a support line near Hill Top Farm. On 23 July, 'C' company relieved 'B' company in the front line and the artillery was once again active and heavy. At some point during that day Harold was killed and buried in the small battlefield cemetery next to La Belle Alliance Farm. This would become La Belle Alliance cemetery and Harold lies in grave C.4.
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  • 21504 Private Harold Marsh was killed in action on 23 July 1917 and buried in La Belle Alliance Cemetery, grave C.4. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse
    Harold Marsh's grave - 21504 Private Harold Marsh was killed in action on 23 July 1917 and buried in La Belle Alliance Cemetery, grave C.4. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse