Private Walter Marshall

Private Walter Marshall, 1st/7th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died 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 Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. It was reported that he and some comrades had been killed by a shell whilst taking a calf to the Company cookhouse. Before the War he had been employed as a baker with the Tweedmouth Co-Op and thus he had been made the Company cook.

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