Albert and Ernest Marshall


Submitted by Patricia Ballam.

Albert & Ernest Marshall were Patricia’s great uncles.

Albert Marshall.

Confirm Sheffield connection by birth certificate details. Born 19/8/1896 45 Walkley Bank Rd. Sheffield. Son of Isaac & Anne Marie Marshall same address - Ecclesall Bierlow Sheffield.
No grave. His name is among the 72,000 on the Portland stone panels at Thiepval Memorial to the Missing in France. He was KIA a month before his 20th Birthday. He is remembered along with his Brother Ernest Marshall, in the Church of St. Mary, Walkley, Sheffield. He was awarded the Victory & British Medal & 15 Star.

He was Private # 19794 8th Bn. KOYLI.
Died 1/7/1916 on the Somme.

Ernest Marshall.

Born at Sheffield on 23/5/1891.

Details from birth certificate to confirm Sheffield connection.
Born Ct. 2 Walkley Bank Rd. Reg. district Ecclesall Bierlow. Sheffield.
Son of Isaac & Anne Marie Marshall of Sheffield. Husband of Katherine nee Noble & Father of Elizabeth Marshall.
Telegram dated 28/7//1915 to say Ernest Marshall was dangerously ill with gun shot wound to head in General Hospital, Etaples France. Then one dated 29/7/1915 to say he may be visited - inform relatives. Not sure if this makes sense as he is still in General Hospital in Etaples, but it is very clear. His wife writes to York on the 4th August asking about condition. His grave is in the Military Cemetery in Etaples. He is commemorated in St Mary Church Walkley Sheffield along with his Brother Albert Marshall who died 1/7/1916. He was awarded the 1914-15 Star & British War Medal.

Ernest was Private # 2092 of the 12th Bn. York & Lancs. He died on 10/8/1915.










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