Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
22 Mar 1918
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Pte Frederick Leonard Marshall, 51742, C Company, 61st Battalion Machine Gun Corps, was presumed killed in action on March 22nd, 1918. His Red Cross record lists him as missing near St Quentin in France from that date, although a comrade had reported him to have been killed.
Born in Luton in 1893, Frederick was the only son of Frederick Tarrant Marshall and Edith Marshall, of 18 Langley Street, Luton. He had joined the Beds Yeomanry in October 1914 and later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps.
Pte Marshall had been a member of the Luton Parish Church choir, the Choral Society and the Orchestral Society.
Prior to joining up he was employed as a cashier and bookkeeper by hat manufacturers Smith & Small, of Bute Street, Luton.
He is commemorated in the Luton Roll of Honour and the Luton Book of Life compiled at St Mary's Parish Church.