2Lt Douglas Charles Earle Marsh

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to 2nd Lieutenant Douglas Charles Earle Marsh, 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers). Son of Charles William Earle Marsh (1846-1943) a civil engineer, JP, DL and High Sheriff of Monmouthshire and Jane Evans (1861-1930). Educated at Lockers Park School, Hemel Hempstead, and Winchester College 1911 to 1916. Entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst in Aug 1916 and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant, 6th Dragoon Guards on 30 Apr 1917. He was assigned to the 6th Reserve Regiment of Cavalry based at Tidworth Barracks, Wiltshire. Posted to France in February 1918. His regiment deployed to counter the German spring offensive on 31 Mar/1 Apr 1918 on the Somme close to Amiens. He was wounded and evacuated to No 8 General Hospital, Rouen where he deid of his wounds a week later aged 19 years. Buried in Grave B. 8. 16. of St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
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Douglas C Earle Marsh, 2nd Lieut 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers). Died of wounds at Rouen 8th April 1918 aged 19.

Douglas Charles Earle Marsh

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