Born: 1907, Shotley, Suffolk.

Died: 9th July 1947; age: 40; at the General Borough Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 30, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.


Rank: First Officer/Mate; Service Number: R.218194.

Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S. ‘Lady Jean’ 148366 Rochester.


Medals Awarded: British Empire Medal.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George Robert & Marian Alice Rands; husband of Emily May Rands, of Ipswich.




1911   High Street, Shotley, Suffolk.


Marshall was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Robert Rands, 35, an Insurance Agent – Prudential & Co., born Shotley.

Marian Alice Rands (nee Gage), 40, born Harkstead, Suffolk.

Roy Hamilton George Rands, 10, born Shotley.

David Robert Rands, 3, born Shotley.

Arnold Lester Rands, 1, born Shotley.


Marshall’s father, George Robert Rands died 1929, Ipswich.


In 1935, Waldringfield, Suffolk, Marshall married Emily May Rush, born October 1907, Waldringfield, Suffolk. They had 1 son.

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