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Peter Marshall

16014 Private

2nd Battalion Scots Guards, 3rd Guards Brigade, Guards Division

Age: 36

Date of Death: 9.10.17

Buried: Ruisseau Farm Cemetery C.32

Family history: Son of William and Christian Marshall. Although he was born in Denny in lived in Inverkeithing and was married to Annie.

The action leading to his death

The Battalion had been in the line at Montmirail Farm with HQ in Cannes Farm. From the 8 to 10 October, the Battalion was in rest at Wellington Camp near Elverdinghe were they provided working parties for the Royal Engineers in the forward areas. There was a great deal of shelling and this resulted in a number of casualties.

(Linesman map showing forward areas)

Medals Awarded:

The British War Medal, Victory Medal

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