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George Archibald MARSHALL

Date of birth1 March 1858
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practioner
Address45 Darling Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation56
Height5' 7"
Weight174 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G A Marshall, 45 Darling Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT COL(D.A.D.M.S.
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date30 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 6 May 1916 (gun shot wound, foot); invalided to England.

Medical Board, London, 2 September 1915, declared him to be unfit for General Service.

Commenced return to Australia fromPortland on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; appointment terminated (discharged), 30 September 1916.
Date of death24 December 1916
SourcesNAA: B2455, MARSHALL George Archibald

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