WILLIAM MARSHALL 1881–1962
Born 9th December 1881 in Cotgrave, Notts
Baptised 5th February 1882 at All Saints Church, Cotgrave
Married 1: Annie Crampton in 1903 in Bingham District. Daughter Gladys Mary born 1907 in Cotgrave. Annie died in 1919 age 45.
Married 2: 1st June 1925, at Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Radcliffe on Trent, to Ada Wallace, 39, of Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent. He was age 43, a widower, living at Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent. Occupation: Builder/Carter.
Died 27th August 1962 age 80
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Admitted 6 Jun 1885. Spella (Spellow farm)
Age 9, living in Cotgrave, Notts with father Thomas, 37, shepherd, mother Mary, 35, brothers Herbert, 13, plough driver, Arthur, 11 and Walter, 6.
Age 19, agricultural labourer living at Shepherd Houses, Cotgrave with father Thomas, yardman on farm, mother Mary and brother Herbert, 22, agricultural labourer.
Age 29, married, living at Manns Cottages, Stragglethorpe, Cotgrave with wife Annie, 37, and daughter Gladys Mary, 3. He is employed as a cowman on farm.
Service Number: G-53115, previously 29457, formerly 56991
Military Unit: 1/7th Duke of Cambridge’s Own Middlesex Regiment), 23rd Brigade, 8th Division, formerly Labour Corps, service no 29457, previously Lincolnshire Regiment service no 56991.
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served overseas
5.9.18 Reported wounded on War Office list (no further details)
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Pension Record Card
Awarded a 10% disablement pension for 52 weeks from 15th March 1919 due to debility, providing him with a weekly pension of 5 shillings and 6 pence (27p) plus 1 shilling and 4 pence (7p) for daughter Gladys Mary.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Farm Worker J James farmer, Cotgrave
Household: daughter Gladys, brother Walter, carter for C Raynor, asphalter, Walter’s wife Martha, niece Doris, dressmaking apprentice
The following information from the Electoral Registers has been used to distinguish between two possible William Marshalls linked to Radcliffe on Trent, and to confirm William’s identity by correlating listings with known family members from census and marriage records.
1922: Living on Bailey Lane. Brother Walter Marshall was also living there
1929: Bailey Lane: William, his wife Ada and William’s daughter Gladys Mary.
1930: Bailey Lane: William, Ada, Gladys Mary and Thomas Marshall (William’s father?) were living there
Address: Bailey Lane Radcliffe on Trent. Born 9.12.1881
Occupation: Builder’s carter and labourer
Household: wife Ada born 4.5.1885
Probate: died 27 August 1962 at 34 Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent, administration to Dora Jones (wife of Frederick Jones) and John James Wallace, retired bricklayer’s labourer. Dora and John James were Ada’s brother and sister.
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent