Alban Edward Sandover (Ted) MARSHALL


MARSHALL, Alban Edward Sandover

Service Number: 2115
Enlisted: 11 May 1916, Maryborough
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 12 March 1888
Home Town: Wetheron, North Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Byrnestown State School, Queensland
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 26 May 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Plot III, Row A, Grave 9
Memorials: 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Maryborough
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2115, 42nd Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2115, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
25 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 42nd Infantry Battalion
26 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2115, 42nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Alban Edward Sandover MARSHALL was born in South Brisbane, Queensland on 12th March, 1888

His parents were William John MARSHALL & Julia Kezia SOPER

He enlisted in Maryborough, Queensland on 11th May, 1916 and embarked from Brisbane with the 42nd Infantry Battalion, 3rd reinforcements on the HMAT Clan McGillivray on 7th September, 1916

He was wounded in action in Belgium on 25th May, 1917 and died of his wounds on 26th May, 1917 - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial


His brother William James Soper Searl MARSHALL (SN1180) also served during WW1 and returned to Australia in 1918