MARSHALL, George Richard
(Service number 21857)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||1 July 1892||Place of Birth||Ashburton|
|Date||5 March 1916||Age||24|
|Address at Enlistment||St. Andrews, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Marshall (Mother), St Andrews, South Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||7th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||21 August 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Plymouth, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Rifle Brigade,1st Battalion|
|Campaigns||Western Europe 1916-17|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||6 July 1917||Age||25|
|Place of Death||Belgium|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen,West Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|Memorial Reference||I. D. 25|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Esk Valley War Memorial; St Andrews War Memorial; Waimate First World War Memorial|
Son of Mrs Martha Marshall of "Glendava', Craighead St., Timaru, New Zealand and the late Mr W.James Marshall. Brother of Rachel Alice Jane, James Henry, Stella Maria, Minnie Elizabeth, William James, John Henry, Ivy Annie, Herbert, May, and Emily Irene.
Military service records list George Marshall's address as St Andrews, but this has then been changed to Craighead St, Timaru.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Oct 2013); CWGC (Oct 2013); Archways (Oct 2013); NZ War Graves (Oct 2013); NZBDM 1892/3920
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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG
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