Lieutenant John Marshall

First World War

Lieutenant John Marshall, Royal Army Medical Corps. He was lost at sea aboard the H.T". Arcadian" on 15th April 1917, aged 29 and is commemorated on the Mikra Memorial, Greece. He was the son of Agnes and the late John of Tweedmouth Farm. Berwick-upon-Tweed. He was educated at Berwick Grammar School and then at Edinburgh University from 1903-1908 and graduated M.B. Ch.B ( Hons) in 1908.  From 1915-February 1917 he was House Surgeon at Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol until commissioned into the R.A.M.C. in March 1917. The transport of 8,900 tons was torpedoed north off the Greek Island of Minos by UC 74 and went down in 6 minutes with a loss of 277 crew and passengers.