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Name: Thomas MARSHALL
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T Service No.: 32134
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 23
Unit: 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards.
Former Unit(s): Royal Field Artillery.
Place Enlisted: Reception Depot. Northumberland Fusiliers, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 17 North View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Died of pneumonia.
Date of Death: Thursday 21st November 1918
Place of Death: 37th Casualty Clearing Station, Busigny, France.
Locally Commemorated: Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: Yes
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 12th December 1918.
Family Details:
Only son of Mary and the late George Marshall of 17 North View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Mary Isabel Marshall (nee Mordue) of 20 Rockwood Gardens, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : Thomas married Isabel Mordue at Gateshead Registry Office, 24th October 1918. He enlisted in the colours 11th December 1915 and was mobilised from Army Reserve, 19th April 1918. He embarked from Folkstone for France on 29th October 1918 and disembarked at Boulogne, France, on the same date. He was posted to the 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards in the field on 4th November 1918. He was admitted to the 4th Field Ambulance Hospital with influenza, 19th November 1918. He was then transferred to the 37th Casualty Clearing Station where he died of pneumonia.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register.
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