John Marsh1

M, #6156, b. Mar 1890, d. 23 Jul 1917
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FatherWalter Marsh2 b. Jun 1863, d. before 2 Apr 1911
MotherMary Ann Parker2 b. between 3 Apr 1863 and 1 Apr 1865
     His birth was registered in the Mar 1890 quarter in the Hoxne registration district.1 John Marsh was the son of Walter Marsh and Mary Ann Parker.2 John Marsh died on 23 Jul 1917 in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, at age 27; During WW1.3 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium; Grave Reference: VI. C. 4.3

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
5 Apr 1891Walter MarshJohn Marsh was listed as a member of the household of Walter Marsh in the 1891 census in Long Green, Bedfield, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Mary Ann Parker, Fanny Marsh and Arthur Marsh.4
31 Mar 1901Walter MarshJohn Marsh was listed as a member of the household of Walter Marsh in the 1901 census in Nr. Turnpike, Winston, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include George Marsh, Harry Marsh, Daisy Isabella Marsh, Arthur Marsh, Rose Marsh and Mary Ann Parker.5
2 Apr 1911Mary Ann ParkerJohn Marsh was listed as a member of the household of Mary Ann Parker in the 1911 census in Nr. Gas House, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include George Marsh, Harry Marsh, Walter Marsh, Daisy Isabella Marsh, May Marsh and Frederick Goodwin.2

Military History

  • In 1915 John Marsh and served in the 5th Yorks.6
  • In 1916 John Marsh and served in the 5th Yorks.7
  • On 23 Jul 1917 John Marsh was a Private, Serial Number 203499 and served in the York & Lancaster Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.3
  • He was commemorated on 1 Mar 1920 on The War Memorial, Debenham, Suffolk, England.8

Occupation

DateOccupation
2 Apr 1911Labourer - Farm2
Last Edited=21 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Mar 1890 Hoxne 4a 813."
  2. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10753; Schedule Number: 61."
  3. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/164464/."
  4. [S16] Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (1891 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 1461; Folio: 30; Page: 5; GSU roll: 6096571."
  5. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1768; Folio: 182; Page: 6."
  6. [S673] Booth's Almanac, 1915 (Suzie Morley, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  7. [S674] Booth's Almanac, 1916 (Suzie Morley, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  8. [S120] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene) "unknown cd."