Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
13551   Private George Marshall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
George Marshall was the son of Thomas Charles Walter and Isabella Marshall. He born in Belfast about 1895. The 1901 census records the family as living in Legane, Ballymagran, Tyrone. The family had moved from Belfast about 1900. George was 6 years old. The 1911 census shows the family still living at Legane, Ballymagran, Tyrone. George was 16 years old. He was one of twelve children. His father was a farmer. George Marshall enlisted in Caledon, County Tyrone. Private George Marshall was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on 1st July 1916, age 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 804839
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Brantry Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Aughnacloy
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Marshall family Lists George as age 6 living with the family at house 3 in Legane, Ballymagran, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Marshall family Lists George as age 16 living with the family at house 3 in Legane, Ballymagran, Tyrone
3 Belfast Gazette Land Rents Lists Thomas Charles Walter Marshall as renting Legane House, Legane, Dungannon
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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