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Lieut. G . L. Marshall

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Gainsborough General Cemetery, Cox's Hill, Gainsborough


Type of Memorial:Addition to Grave of Frank Marshall

Materials Used:Stone

Description:White marble plain cross mounted on three tiered blocks containing the inscription.

Inscription:In loving Memory of Frank/ The beloved husband of Eliza Marshall who died Jan. 21st 1928. Age 65 years./ Also of their dear son Lieut. G.L. Marshall, who died of wounds after the battle of Loos Sept. 26th 1915. Aged 20 Years. At Rest.

Memorial Condition:Good - restored 2014 with an HLF grant obtained by Friends of Gainsborough Cememteries

Custodian/ Responsibility for Maintenance:Friends of Gainsborough Cemeteries

Biographical Notes:George was born in 1895. His parents lived 132 Sandsfield Lane Gainsborough. He attended Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. George had won a scholarship to study at London University and had joined the Officer Training Corps there. He died of wounds received when leading his men in an assault on the German Trenches in the Battle of Loos on the 25th of September 1915 He is remembered on his parents headstone in the General Cemetery, Cox Hill, Gainsborough. Medals- Victory, British and Star.

Sources Used:http://www.friendsofthegeneralcemetery.com/WWI_Graves/Restored_WWI_Headstones/Lt__George_L__Marshall/lt__george_l__marshall.html

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