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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Marshall

In memory of:

Company Quarter Master Sergeant William Marshall

April 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

540281

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

124th Canadian Pioneer Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 2, 1888

Son of George Hunter Marshall and Jane Marshall, of 121, Trewhitt Rd., Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Commemorated on Page 290 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. C. 17.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM MARSHALL– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Peter William Marshall– b1888, Gateshead, England.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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