Marsh, Joseph

BORN BARNSLEY, YORKSHIRE, 1893. ENLISTED PONTEFRACT. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 11/11/1914. SERVED WITH THE KING’S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, 1ST JULY 1916, AGED 23. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, FLORENCE ANN MARSH AND SON JOSEPH LOUIS MARSH (BORN 02/06/1916), AT 5 MONTROSE AVENUE, STANLEY STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS).

HE WAS RECORDED AS KILLED ON THE NORWOOD STREET, ROLL OF HONOUR, (HDM 27/10/1916). HE IS ALSO LISTED ON HULL’S, BARNSLEY STREET MEMORIAL.


First name:
JOSEPH
Military Number:
6479
Rank:
Private
Date Died
01/07/1916
Place died:
Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France
Age:
23
5 MONTROSE AVENUE, STANLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK