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Name: Lloyd Hastings Marshall Regimental Number: 734265 Rank: Private Battalion/Service: 112th Battalion/Royal Canadian Regiment Date of Birth: October 21, 1892 Place of Birth: Bear River, NS Date of Enlistment: March 13, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Complexion: fair Eyes: blue Hair: black Previous Military: 29th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery Trade: Steamship Waiter Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: William Henry Marshall (Father) Yarmouth, NS Date of Death: September 28, 1918 (Cambrai) Age at Death: 25 Cemetery: Raillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France Grave Reference: Plot: I. A. II. Commemorated on Page 467 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 4 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 112th Battalion. Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument Lloyd H. Marshall was the son of William H. and Lillian Marshall, of Yarmouth South, NS. He had joined the Stewards’ Department of the steamer SS Prince George and resigned that position to join the 112th Battalion. Completing initial training in Canada, he embarked Halifax on the SS Olympic on July 18, 1916 and disembarked at Liverpool on July 31, 1916 At Camp Bramshott in England he was reassigned from the 112th Battalion to the 26th Reserve Battalion and on April 13, 1917 to Royal Canadian Regiment. He crossed to France and joined his unit in the field on August 1, 1917. He died of wounds in the field, received in action on September 18, 1918 during an attack east of Bourlon, France.
Lloyd Hastings Marshall
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