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Matthew Marshall, Bouchoir New British Cemetery, France

 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:50 pm    Post subject: Matthew Marshall, Bouchoir New British Cemetery, France Reply with quote

Visiting Bouchoir New British Cemetery in France on the 11th August 2008, a friend from Ulster found a newly laid bunch of red roses lying at the grave of a Scot - it was 90 years to the day of his death:

Name: MARSHALL, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 11/08/1918
Additional information: Son of John and Crissie Marshall, of Dunard, Stirling.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 60.
Cemetery: BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY


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