Fred A Marshall

Enosburg, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 27 Oct 1918 (aged 27)
Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
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Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
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A telegram was received here last Saturday from Virginia, telling of fatal injuries of Private Fred A Marshall. The body reached here the following Thursday and funeral was Sunday at the church. Particulars next week. >The Plymouth Record, November 2, 1918.

Fred A Marshall.

Private Fred A Marshall died at the embarkation hospital, Camp Stuart, Virginia, October 19, of a fracture of the spine. The remains were brought here and funeral services were held at the Church Sunday afternoon, October 27 at 2 o'clock, directed by E M Nichols, undertaker. Two hymns were rendered, "Will the Circle be Unbroken" and "Shall We Meet Beyond the River," by Mrs Fox and Mrs Bryant of Rumney. Reverend W E Baker spoke words of comfort to the sorrowing ones. The body reposed in a white silk lined oak casket with solid silver trimmings and an inscription plate, "Fred A Marshall, 1891-1918." The flag rested on the casket during the services.

Fred Arthur Marshall was born in Enosburg, Vermont July 2, 1891 and was the son of Henry Marshall and Bertha Miller Marshall. He is survived by a wife, mother, step father, two sisters, brothers, grandparents and other relatives. Only last February, the 21st, he was united in marriage to Miss Lena Gladys, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Kidder. This young couple at once made their home at Maplemont cottage, residing there until he was called for military service August 4 when he reported at Woodsville and the following day he, with others went to Camp Syracuse, New York. He was transferred to Camp Stuart, Virginia, September 1st, where he was assigned to guard duty. He had been confined to the hospital three weeks with Spanish influenza and was only able to be at work when his terrible accident occurred.

Burial will be in North Groton Cemetery. Bearers were Fred Kidder, Nelson Baker, Clifton Davis, and Malcolm Leavitt. Flowers were silent tokens of the love for his young life laid down for his country. Pillow, "Husband" Mrs F A Marshall; pink and white carnations, Miss Ada Marshall; pinks, P of H, Independence Grange, of which he is a member; pink carnations, Mr and Mrs Fred Kidder and Mrs A F Davis; variegated carnations, Mr and Mrs George C Craig; potted flowers, Mr and Mrs Daniel Kidder.

One precious to our hearts has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place made vacant in our home
Can nevermore be filled. >The Plymouth Record, November 9, 1918.

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