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   2nd Lieutenant Joseph Marsh
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 15/02/1892
Died: 23/11/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Joseph Marsh was the third son of Samuel James and Annie Marsh (nee Marsh). He was on born 15th January 1892 in the Newmills area. The 1901 census records Joseph as 9 years old. The family lived in Roughan, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father was a mechanic at the mill. The 1911 census shows Joseph to be 19 years old. He too was now a spinning mill mechanic, like his father. The family still lived in Roughan, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. Second Lieutenant Joseph Marsh was serving with the 15th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when was killed in action on 23rd November 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial
  Louverval, Nord, 
Grave Ref: Panel 10
CWGC Casualty 1755061
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
2 Newmills L.O.L. 183 Dungannon Roll of Honour Newmills
3 Newmills Parish Church Church Of Ireland - WWI Newmills
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Marsh family Lists Joseph as age 9 living with the family at house 20 in Roughan, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Marsh family Lists Joseph as age 19 living with the family at house 22 in Roughan, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 Ballynahinch War Memorial Joseph Marsh listed on memorial
4 Photo of Joseph Marsh's headstone
5 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on Second Lieutenant Joseph Marsh including photo
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023