2nd Lieutenant J. E. Marshall, AIF
Killed in action
7th August 1915
at German Officers' Trench, central Anzac sector
6th Battalion, A.I.F.
Previously Instructional Staff. No date of joining AIF given on 5th Battalion
Embarked as Staff Sergeant-major no. 1070, Machine Gun section, 5th Battalion. Transferred to 6th Battalion, 10 June 1915.
Previous service: Senior Cadets.
5.5 years 6th A.I.R. (1st Bn).
Instructional Staff since 13 Aug 1910.
Attested for 5 years 13 Aug 1910, Staff Sergeant Major No. 125.
Education details. Previously served in Junior and Senior Cadets. 'Citizen soldier and member of Instructional Staff since 1910, stationed at 64th Training Area Melbourne City.' Other training: 'Engineering'. (AWM 131 Informant, Mother, Emily Campbell, of Balmoral Street, Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria).
Father died in 1884. Stepfather, Duncan Campbell of Portland, died in 1902. Mother, Emily Campbell, lived with son, Charles Frederick Marshall.
In 1910, lived at 2 Fashoda Street Hawthorn, Victoria.
Applied for appointment to Instructional Staff, 19th June 1910. The following annotation was made on his application form: 'Sergt. Marshall is a smart N.C.O. His application is recommended for favorable consideration.' (signature is unreadable, Lieut. Colonel commanding 1st/6th A.I.R., 24th June 1910)
Occupation given as 'Fitter'. (Attestation Paper for Australian Permanent Forces, dated 13 Aug 1910 at Albury, NSW).
Father; Edmund William Marshall. Mother; Emily Marshall (nee Smith)
CWGC lists NOK as Emily Campbell (formerly Marshall), of Balmoral Street, Essendon, Victoria and the late Edmund William Marshall.
Father; Edmund William Marshall, Portland State School, Victoria, died 1884.
Embarked aboard HMAT A3 'Orvieto' 21 Oct 1914.
Wounded between 25th and 30th April. Admitted to Hospital, Alexandria, with severe gunshot wound to lower extremities, 8 May 1915.
Transferred to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 13 May. Embarked for Dardanelles aboard 'Commodore', 20 May. Rejoined Battalion 31 May. Promoted Regimental Sergeant Major 9 June, vice Guilfoyle, promoted Lieutenant. Transferred to 6th Battalion, Anzac, 10 June 1915. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 4 August 1915. (B103).
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