Private Walter Marshall

Private Walter Marshall, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in Belgium on 1st May 1915, aged 23. He was the son of Agnes and the late George Marshall of Tweedside House, Tweedmouth and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. It was reported that he and some comrades had been killed by a shell whist taking a calf to the Company cookhouse. Before the War he had been employed as a baker by the Tweedside Co-Op and thus he had been made a Company cook.

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