Private Frederick Leonard Marshall

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

22 Mar 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Cashier and bookkeeper


Smith & Small, Bute Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

18 Langley Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

St Quentin

Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 6th June 1918
Luton War Memorial

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.

Individual Location

Luton War Memorial

Author: Deejaya

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