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VC1146    James Neville Marshall

Name   James Neville Marshall   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1146   Awards   VC   MC & Bar

Regiment   Irish Guards (Special Reserve) attached to 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers



Rank VC Won    A/Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   A/Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   2 Crosby Place, Steven Street, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   Sambre-Oise Canal, Catillon, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Ors Communal Cemetery, 4 miles east of Le Cateau, Nord, France


Date Buried/Cremated   8 November 1918

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   In line with A-22

Gazetted    13 February 1919

VC Presented   12 April 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England to his widow, Edith Maud


P  Headstone, Ors Communal Cemetery, 4 miles east of Le Cateau, Nord, France

P  Named on War Memorial, St Mary's Parish Church, Old Harlow, Essex

P  Named on War Memorial Cross, St Mary's Parish Churchyard, Old Harlow, Essex

Named on War Memorial, London Road, Potter Street, Harlow, Essex

Roll of Honour, St Mary At Latton, The Gowers, Harlow, Essex

P  Named on War Memorial, Birmingham University, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands

P  War Memorial, King Edward VI's School, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Walk of Heroes, Hall of Memory, Centenary Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

P  Ring of Remembrance (L'Anneau de la Mémoire), Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, Pas-de-Calais, France

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Sunken Garden, Trafford Town Hall, GTR Manchester

Named on War Memorial, Old Harlow Baptist Church, Fore Street, Old Harlow, Essex

P  Blue Plaque, Stretford Public Hall, GTR Manchester

By The Way…

In 1914 he served with the 1st Regiment of the Field Artillery, Belgian Army  until discharged medically unfit, decorated with Belgian Croix de Guerre and the Chevalier de l'Ordre Leopold with oak leaf

VC Held By

Irish Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



VC 1145 VC 1147
VC 1145
VC 1147

BORN   12 June 1887

DIED   4 November 1918   AGE   31

VC Won   4 November 1918    AGE    31

Place VC Won   Near Catillon, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War