MARSHALL, James William
(Service number 25/342)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 9 August 1897 Place of Birth Naseby, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 192 Wilsons Road, Christchurch
Occupation Cleaner (NZ Railways)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin James William MARSHALL (father), The Wolds Station, Mackenzie County, via Fairlie
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Battalion, Advance Party, Transport Section
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Tahiti or Warrimoo
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 May 1975 Age 77 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 14, Plot 455
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James William Marshall was the only child of James William and Johanna (née Patterson) Marshall. He married Alice Middleton on 27 December 1911 at Waimate. Lance Corporal J. W. Marshall returned home with Draft 191 of invalided soldiers by the “Remuera”, embarking at Liverpool on 7 September 1918 and arriving on 23 October. He married Eva Isabel Haig in 1921.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [08 March 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [08 March 2020]; Bromley Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [08 March 2020]; Evening Post, 14 October 1918, Sun, 14 October 1918 (Papers Past) [03 March 2020]

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