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Name: Ernest Shaw Marshall Regimental Number: 470014 Rank: Private Service: 2nd Battalion Date of Birth: July 9, 1892 Place of Birth: Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: September 9, 1915 Address at Enlistment: Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., N.S. Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 Feet, 9 Inches Complexion: Dark Eye Colour: Hazel Hair Colour: Black Marital Status: Married Trade: Farmer Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Adeline P. Marshall (Wife) Port Maitland, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: May 3, 1917 Age at Death: 25 Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference: II. F. 43. Commemorated on Page 290 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 26 Ernest Shaw Marshall was the son of John W. Marchall and Bertha Marshall of Port Maitland, NS and the Husband of Adeline P. Marshall of Port Maitland. He enlisted with the 64th Battalion at Sussex, NB and trained in Canada until October of 1915. He arrived in England on the SS Adriatic on April 9, 1916. In England he was transferred to the 2nd Battalion on July 6. 1916 and joined the Battalion in France on September 13, 1916. During an attack on the enemy’s position on the morning of May 3, 1917, Private Marshall was seriously wounded in the abdomen and head by fragments from a high explosive shell. He was taken to a Field Ambulance from there evacuated to No. 30 Casualty Clearing Station where he died.
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