Joseph William MARSON

MARSON, Joseph William

Service Numbers: 2053 , 2053, Q64224
Enlisted: 13 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: District Accounts Office (Qld)
Born: Clermont, Queensland, 11 February 1898
Home Town: Mount Morgan, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Died: Natural causes, New South Wales, 5 January 1986, aged 87 years
Cemetery: Albany Creek (Columbarium) Memorial Park, Qld
Location: Columbarium 12/Section 27.
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2053 , Brisbane, Queensland
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2053, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2053, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
6 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 52nd Field Park Company
9 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 25th Field Artillery Brigade
24 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 13th Field Artillery Brigade
14 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2053, 13th Field Artillery Brigade

World War 2 Service

7 Oct 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q64224, Brisbane, Queensland
17 Dec 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Captain, SN Q64224, District Accounts Office (Qld)

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor


Mr. W. B. Marson, Rockhampton-road, has received advice from the Base Records Office, Melbourne, that his son, Driver J. W. Marson, of the Thirteenth Field Artillery Brigade, is expected to arrive in Melbourne by the transport Durham on the 6th of July next.' from The Capricornian 5 Jul 1919 (