Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
“D” Battery 306th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service No 183338
Resident and enlisted Oldbury, Worcestershire
Killed in action aged 21 on 7th May 1918
Son of Charles and Ellen Marshall, of Lower Newlands, Pershore, Worcestershire
Buried in Gonnehem British Cemetery, France, Grave C. 13.
Newlands. (Sig.) R.F.A. France. Went out May 1917. Died May 7th 1918.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Pershore Abbey with the additional information: Royal Artillery
Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men’s Club
A photograph of Signaller C. Marshall of Newlands, Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 8th June 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: