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Clarence Beaumont MARSHALL

Regimental number597
Date of birth12 September 1891
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Model School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFletcher Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Honor Marshall, Fletcher Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).
Recommendation date: 25 April 1915

FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Horor MARSHALL, Military Road North, Semaphore, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (contracted malaria, invalided to Malta, recovered), France. Killed in action, Villers-Bretonneux, France.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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