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Herbert James MARSHALL

Regimental number3326
Date of birth1 March 1898
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBalmain Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Stephney', Stephen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, H A Marshall, 'Stephney', Stephen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 October 1919
Discharge date24 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked, 23 December 1915. Taken on strength, 4th Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, 14 February 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 30 March 1916. Transferred to 17th Bn, 7 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 26 July 1916 (shell shock); transferred to England, 7 September 1916; admitted to Norwich War Hospital, 14 September 1916. Granted furlough, 2 October 1916. Admitted to hospital, 25 March 1017 (gun shot wound, head: dangerously ill). Marched out to Draft Depot from No. 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 11 May 1917. Admitted to hospital, 25 May 1917 (synovitis). Attached for duty to Australian Ordnance Depot, Millwall, London, 20 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 November 1919; discharged, 24 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death--/06/1966
Age at death68
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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