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  • Buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery.
Person Details
Nottingham
Arthur William Marshall was born in 1880 at Nottingham and was the son of George Henry a brick layers labourer and his first wife the late Sarah Ann Marshall née Guyler of 23 Mount Pleasant, Nottingham. His father George Henry was born in 1857 at Basford, his mother Sarah Ann Guyler was born 1858 and died in 1893 aged 35 yrs, they were married in 1876 their marriage was registered in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have the following children, George Henry b1877, Ann Elizabeth b1878, Arthur William b1881, Percy Herbert b1883, Grace Ellen b1885, Albert Horace b1886, Emma Ethel b1891 all were born in Basford. Following the death of his mother his father remarried in 1898 to Mary Ann Herrett born 1858 Ashover, Derbyshire, their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have a son Joseph Frederick born 1896 Arthur William married his wife Edith Lacey (born 16th January 1884) in 1905 at Dublin, they lived at 12 Springfield Street, Basford and 37 Wycliffe Street, Basford, they had the following children, Evelyn Edith born 10th July 1905 Limerick, Emma Ethel born 16th May 1907 Dublin, Eileen Ena born 4th August 1910 Mauritius and Elsie Elizabeth born 21st June 1913. In the 1911 census Arthur is living at 82 Bride Street, New Iveagh Trust Buildings Wood Quay, Dublin he is shown as being 31 yrs and an unemployed carpenter, he is living with his wife Edith 26 yrs and their children, Evelyn 5 yrs, Emma 4 yrs and Eileen under one year of age. In the same 1911 census his father is living at 23 Mount Pleasant, Old Basford, Nottingham and is shown as being George Henry 54 years a bricklayers labourer, he is living with his second wife Mary Ann 53 yrs and their son Joseph Frederick 15 yrs a hosiery trimmer. Following Arthur's death his death his widow Edith was awarded a pension of 23 shillings on 23rd May 1915 and was increased to 35 shillings on 1st May 1918.
He was a joiner in the 1911 census.
05 Nov 1914
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Corporal
1st Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Corporal Arthur William Marshall enlisted at Basford on 5th April 1911, he served with the 1st battalion Royal Fusiliers. He landed in France on 10th September 1914 and was killed in action on 5th November 1914. He was buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery, Fleurbaix, ,
His brother Private Joseph Frederick Marshall was called up for service on 23rd March 1916 and reported to the Derby depot, he was 20 yrs and 216 days old, his address was 23 Mount Pleasant, Old Basford, Nottingham, he was a wicker worker and his next of kin was his father George Henry of the same address. He was posted with the service number 39283 to the Northumberland Fusiliers Regiment and embarked from Folkstone on 7th July 1916 landing the same day at Boulogne. He was serving with the 1/7th battalion Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment when he was wounded in action (a gun shot wound) on 17th September 1916 and was admitted to the 3rd Casualty clearing station. He died of his wounds on 23rd September 1916 and is buried at Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.
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  • Buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery.
    Arthur William Marshall - Buried in Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery.
  • Photo was published on 12th December 1914 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Arthur William Marshall - Photo was published on 12th December 1914 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918