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Born: 29th January 1877, Ipswich.

Baptism: 5th August 1877, St. Mary’s, Hoxton, London.

Died: 19th September 1919; age 42; of Valvular Heart Disease Mitral & Aortic Regurgitation and Cardiac Failure, at the East Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich. Beatrice Marshall – widow was present at the death, of 7, Tanners Street, Ipswich. Served 2 years & 126 days.

Residence: 7, Tanners Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Bricklayer.

Enlistment Details: Date 5th April 1915; Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 4th August 1915 – France.


Service: Home –

British 5th April 1915 – 3rd August 1915.

B.E.F. France 4th August 1915 – 2nd June 1916.

Home – British 3rd June 1916 – 8th August 1917.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 9743

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment, 5th Battalion, transferred to 156062 5th Battalion, Labour Corps.


Discharged: 8th August 1917 – Character – Good. Disability – Trench Nephritis aggravated by active service.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War + Silver War Badge.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,


George in hospital, middle row far right seated.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George William & Rose Marshall; Husband of Beatrice Annie Marshall, of 7, Tanners Street, Ipswich.




1881   Hoxton Town, London.


George was 4 years old and living with parents & sisters.

George William Marshall, 36, a Labour, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Rosina Marshall (nee Leach), 36, born St. Mary Elms, Ipswich.

Rosina Matilda Marshall, 6, born Ipswich.

Mary Maud Marshall, 1 born Hoxton, London.


1891   Church Lane, Whitton, Suffolk.


George was 14 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 46, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Rosina, 46.

Maud, 11.

Robert John Marshall, 4, born Ipswich.


1901   21, Handford Road, Ipswich.


George was 24 years old, a Bricklayer. He was a boarder at the home of 52 year old, widow, Rosina Deman.


1911   13, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.


George was 34 years old, a Labourer – Builders. He was married & Head of the Household.

Beatrice, 28.

Elsie, 9.

Bessie, 7.

Stanley, 5.

Ernest, 2.


George’s mother, Rosina Marshall died, 1915, Ipswich.


On the 8th April 1901, All Saint’s Church, Ipswich, George married Beatrice Annie Sharman, born March 1883, Ipswich.

They had 6 children:

Elsie Maud Marshall, born August 1901, Ipswich.

Bessie May Marshall, born September 1903, Ipswich.

Stanley George Marshall, born October 1905, Ipswich.

Ernest William Marshall, born May 1908, Ipswich.

Beatrice Rose Marshall, born September 1911, Ipswich.

George Frederick Marshall, born 1915 – died 1915, Ipswich.

Phyllis Lilian Marshall, 1918, Ipswich.


Beatrice received her late husband’s Victory & British War medals on the 18th May 1922, at her home 7, Tanner Street, Ipswich.


Middlesex Regiment, 5th Battalion,

transferred to 156062 5th Battalion, Labour Corps.


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