Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
13551   Private George Marshall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 17/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 26/10/1894
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 21
George Marshall was born on 26th October 1894 in Belfast. He was one of twelve children. Around 1900 the family moved to Legane House, Legane, Dungannon where he was raised. They were a farming family. 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. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
2 Brantry Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Aughnacloy
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
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023