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Robert William Marshall

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NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Marshall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 51658 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1896 AWMM GlenomaruOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    D. Marshall (father), Nydia Bay, Pelorus Sound, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 51658 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Tidworth Camp, on Salisbury Plain AWMM
    • Brocton Camp, Staffordshire AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 March 1917 AWMM Sawmill hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Fatal wounds received in action, resulting in back paraplegia. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Marshall left for France on 18 October 1917 and joined his Battalion, 'A' Company, on 24 October at Colembert. He remained here until 8 November, undertaking training and reorganisation. (Church, p.217)

    "In May 1918, Marshall was sick with mumps and spent time in hospital recovering. His days as an active serviceman ended on 29 July when he was wounded in action near Hebuterne with gunshot woumds to his back." (Church, p.217)

    Marshall was evacuated to England, and admitted to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 2 August. He never recovered from his injuries and died 2 months later. (Church, p.217) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 2, Grave 20 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Rai Valley War Memorial, State Highway 6, Rai Valley AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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Sources

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10 December 2018JulianaAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
12 August 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher

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