Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/16635
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 17.08.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15B
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Perth
- Address: 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Trades Lane Calender, Dundee
Elizabeth Marshall, 2 St Davids Lane, Dundee
George, born 19.02.1913 & Mary, born 19.01.1915
More about George Marshall
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
George Marshall S/16635 Cameron Highlanders
DUNDEE CAMERON KILLED.
Official intimation reached Mrs Marshall, 2 St David’s Lane, Dundee, yesterday that her husband, Private George Marshall, Cameron Highlanders, had been killed. Private Marshall enlisted six months after the war broke out, and was wounded at Loos a year ago. After recovery he again returned to the front and had been there for several months. Private Marshall, who was a native of Perth, was twenty-four years of age, and was employed by Trades Lane Calendering Company, Ltd. He is survived by a widow and two young children, and his parents reside at Foundry Lane, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 15th September 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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