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3936   Private Charles Frederick Marshall
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/08/1890
Died: 09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Summary      
Charles Frederick Marshall was the son of Charles and Mary Marshall. Frederick was born in Sixmilecross, County Tyrone about 1889. His father was a teacher at a National School. Frederick attended the Royal School Dungannon. Frederick emigrated to the United States of America. In 1914 Frederick returned to Ireland to enlist. Private Charles Frederick Marshall was serving with A Company of the 8th Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Saturday 9th September 1916 in France.
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Charles Frederick Marshall was the son of Charles and Mary Marshall. Frederick was born in Sixmilecross, County Tyrone on 17th August 1890.
The 1901 census lists Charles Frederick as age 11 living with the family at house 64 in Sixmilecross, County Tyrone. His mother had died. His father was a teacher at the National School, Sixmilecross.
Family: Charles Marshall Mary Marshall, Robert Lyons Marshall (born about 1887), William Forbes Marshall (born about 1888), Charles Frederick Marshall (born about 1890).
Frederick attended the Royal School Dungannon between 1903 and 1905.
By the time of the 1911 census, Frederick no longer lived with the family.
Frederick emigrated to the United States of America.
In 1914, Frederick returned to Ireland to enlist.
Private Charles Frederick Marshall was serving with 'A' Company of the 8th Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers when he was killed in action on Saturday 9th September 1916 in France.
In his will, dated 18th January 1916, Private Marshall left his effects to his brother who was by then Rev Robert Lyons Marshall of The Manse, Maghera.
From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 7th October 1916:
MARSHALL - Killed in action on September 9, Charles Frederick Marshall, Royal Munster Fusiliers, youngest son of Charles Marshall, Sixmilecross, and brother of Rev Dr Marshall, Maghera.
Private Charles Frederick Marshall has no known grave and is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
Last Will and Testament of Frederick Marshall:
In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to Rev R L Marshall, The Manse, Maghera, Co Derry, Ireland. Frederick Marshall, Private No 3936, 8th Royal Munster Fusiliers. 18th January 1916.
The CWGC record Private Marshall as the son of Charles Marshall, of Sixmilecross, Co. Tyrone, and the late Mary Marshall. He came from U.S.A. in 1914 to serve. He was educated at the Royal School, Dungannon, Co Tyrone.
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1 1901 Census lists Marshall family Lists Chas Frederick as age 11 living with the family at house 64 in Six Mile Cross Town, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Marshall family Does not list Frederick as living with the family at house 57 in SixMileCross, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Charles Frederick Marshall
4 Ulster-Scots Community Network W F Marshall Book of poems
5 Wikipedia on poet W F Marshall W F Marshall was the brother of Private Charles Frederick Marshall
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