Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd September 1916; age 19; Died of Wounds.

Date of Entry Therein: 9th October 1914.

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 5372

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Boulogne Easton Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph Marsh, of 28, Devonshire Road, Back Hamlet & the late Kate Marsh.




1901   48, Gibson Street, Ipswich.


William was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Marsh, 40, an Iron Foundry Labourer, born Ipswich.

Kate Marsh (nee Stannard), 33, born Ipswich.

Emily Elizabeth Marsh, 11, born Ipswich.

Edward Marsh, 9, born Ipswich.

Kate E. Marsh, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   28, Devonshire Road, Ipswich.


William was 15 years old, a Foundry Painter. He was living with his father, siblings, step mother & step siblings.

Joseph, 50, a Foundry Labourer – Engineering Works.

Edith Marsh, 28, born Ipswich.

Emily, 21, an Almond Blancher – Wholesales Grocer.

Edward, 20, a general labourer.

Kate, 10.

Stanley Charles Marsh, 7, born Ipswich.

Ruby Violet Marsh, 4, born Ipswich.

Reginald Clifford Marsh, 1, born Ipswich.

2 visitors.

William is also remembered on Holy Trinity Church memorial Ipswich.

Rifle Brigade, 8th Battalion



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