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Captain Anthony Marshall

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Birthplace: Beadnell, Northumberland, England UK
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Son of Lieut. Colonel Anthony Marshall, of Anstead, Chathill, Northumberland
Brother of Elizabeth Christina Armitage

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About Captain Anthony Marshall

Captain Anthony MARSHALL Capt.

  • born 4 April, 1882,
  • son of Lieut.–Colonel Anthony. Marshall (late of the 3rd Northumberland Fusiliers), of Anstead) Chathlll.
  • educated at Edinburgh Academy and Sandhurst;
  • entered the Northumberland Fusiliers 18 Jan. 1902,
  • LIeutenant, Indian Army, 10 May, 1904;
  • Captain, 18 Jan. 1911;
  • Adjutant, Royal Flying Corps, 12 Aug. to 31 Nov. 1915
  • Major, Indian Army, 18Jan.1917
  • Temporary G.S.0.2, India.
  • He served In the South AfrIcan War In 1902, and received the Queen's Medal with three clasps:
  • He served in WW1, 1914-17; was wounded while on a flying reconnaissance;
  • mentioned in Despatches and created a Companion of the Distinguished Servce Order [London Gazette, 3 July, 1915]:

"Anthony Marshall, Capt., 28th Light Cavalry, Indian Army:, attached Royal FlyIng Corps. When on flying reconnaissance over the neighbourhood of Staden on 7 June, 1915, Capt. Borton was wounded In the head and neck by a bullet fired from a hostile aeroplane, and although suffering severely from loss of blood he continued, with the assistance of the Observer, Capt. Marshall, to bandage his wounds, and completed the reconnaissance on the prescribed course. His injuries are such that he is not yet out of danger. Capt. Marshall continufed his observations after rendering all possible aid to the Pilot, who was gradually losing consciousness, notwithstandmg that the German aeroplane was persistently attacking. The valuable report supplied by this Officer is as detailed and complete for the last as it is for the first part of the reconnaissance."

Reference - The-VC-and-DSO-Volume-II


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  • First name(s) Anthony
  • Last name Marshall
  • Service number -
  • Rank -
  • Corps -
  • Service record Rank: Captain, Corps: Indian Army
  • Service record 2 Rank: Major General, Corps: Light Cavalry
  • Archive reference WO372/13
  • Archive reference description Women's Services, Distinguished Conduct Medals and Military Medals
  • Country Great Britain
  • Image link http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D3943339
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1882
April 4, 1882
Beadnell, Northumberland, England UK
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