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VC399   William Thomas Marshall

BORN   5 December 1854

DIED   11 September 1920  AGE   65

VC Won  29 February 1884   AGE   29

Place VC Won   El-Teb, Sudan

War/Campaign  Mahdi Rebellion

Name   William Thomas Marshall   No.    

VC Issue No.   399   Awards   VC   

Regiment   19th Hussars


Now   Light Dragoons

Rank VC Won   Quartermaster-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel & Quartermaster

Place Of Birth   Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Kirkcaldy Cemetery, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Lair 23

Gazetted   21 May 1884

VC Presented   3 July 1884, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Kirkcaldy Cemetery, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

P  Named on Nottinghamshire Victoria Cross memorial, Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire

By The Way…

Headstone renovated in 1992

Original VC sent to Egypt in 1884 for presentation, however, Marshall had since returned home and replacement was prepared and presented, original returned to War Office

VC Held By

15th / 19th King's Royal Hussars, The John George Joicey Museum, City Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England



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