Marshall Family Tree

For my sister Rebecca
John Grattan Marshall

John Grattan Marshall was born 31st August 1944 at
Rosevill in Sydney to
Reginald Grattan Marshall and Alma
Elizabeth Gosper
- see below. John was a Sales Engineer.
He attended Sydney Church of England Grammar School
at North Sydney, as did his father, uncle and cousin. John
died on 6th April 2000 in at Manly in Sydney after a battle
with cancer.

Right: John Grattan Marshall


Reginald Grattan Marshall and Alma Elizabeth Gosper

Reginald Grattan Marshall was born 23rd June 1912 at
Mosman NSW  to parents
Arthur James Hethersett
Marshall and Evelyn Mary
Grattan.

Alma Elizabeth Gosper was born in 1911, daughter of
Sydney Ernest Marsden Gosper and Petronella Murray.

Marriage:
Reginald and Alma were married in 1940 in
Victoria [ref 12877]
Their engagement notice appeared in the SMH on 9th
March 1939:
MARSHALL-GOSPER -The Engagement Is announced of
Elizabeth only daughter of Mr and Mrs S E Marsden Gospel
of Roseville and Windsor Farm Windsor to Reginald Grattan
younger son of Mr A J H Marshall and the late Mrs Evelyn
Marshall of Pimble

The Electoral Roll for 1942 finds them residing at 7a
Seacombe Gr[ove?] Brighton, Victoria. Reginald is a garage
engineer.

Reginald was a Lieutenant [SP] in the Royal Australian
Navy, enlisting on 24th February 1943. At the time of his
discharge on 22nd December 1952 he was serving at the
naval base HMAS Penguin at Balmoral. At the time of his
enlistment Reginald was 5 foot 10 and 1/8 inches tall. He
had dark brown hair, pale blue eyes and a fresh
complexion. His only distinguishing mark was a scar on his
ankle, caused by a tropical ulcer contracted during his
time in new Guinea before the war.


Right: Reginald Grattan Marshall

Known Addresses:
1949 [Electoral Roll] 214 Lambert Road, Bathurst.
Reginald is a COR employee.
1954 47 Boundary Street, Roseville. Reginald is a Naval
Officer.

Death:  Reginald died at North Turramurra on 21st
November 1971 [ref 67155] His ashes are interred in the
naval section of the war graves garden section of Northern
Suburbs Crematorium, Ryde.


Reginald and Alma had two children:
John Grattan Marshall - see above
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