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Full Name
John Esmond Marshall
Rank Last Held
Sub Lieutenant
John Esmond
World War II, 1939-1945
Last Unit Served
RoyalNew Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve
Place of Death
North Channel, Irish Sea
Date of Death
13 February 1944
Age at Death
Year of Death
Cause of Death
Killed on active service
Cemetery Name
Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Grave Reference
Glanalina Extension, Section D, Grave 30
Biographical Notes
Son of Henry Horace and Constance Marshall of Thames
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Additional Information
The CWGC register gives Marshall's home base as HMS Ringtail (Burscough, Lancashire).
Further References
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Allison, D. (2009). p166
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand.

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