Lieutenant, 1st Field Company Royal Marine Engineers.
Died Thursday 21st May 1915 at Gallipoli, age 26.
Buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey.
Student of engineering.
Arthur was born on 4th April 1889 at Nottingham to William, a bank manager, and Mary Elizabeth Oakden of Retford. He was educated at King Edward VI School, Retford and entered the University of Manchester in 1911 as a student of engineering later becoming a Whitworth Exhibitioner and a student of the Institute of Civil Engineers. He distinguished himself in sports and was a particularly keen rugby player.
For three years Arthur was in the East Lancashire Royal Engineers and was a member of the University Officer Training Corps from November 1911 to Sept 1913. On 21st September 1914 he enlised as a sapper in the Royal Naval Division at Deal and was soon ranked as a Chief Petty Officer. In October 1914 he was commissioned, attached to an engineering unit and sent to the Dardanelles where he took place in the first landing in April 1915. On 21st May 1915 he died of wounds, and was mentioned in despatches.
Arthur had a brother, William Marshall, who served as a specialist surgeon with the rank of Acting Major in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Salonika and survived the war.