8th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Charles Frederick Marshall was the youngest son of Charles and Mary Marshall. He was born on 17th August 1889. Charles was the youngest of three children, all born in the Omagh area. His mother when he was young. His father was a teacher. 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.
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century"