No.330170, Private, Harold Percy Gooch MARSHALL
4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Born in East Barnet in 1879 (3rd qtr Barnet 3a:179) son of William and Susannah MARSHALL (née RUDGE)
1881 census...Aged 1 (as Percy) he was at 1 Cassiobury Villas, East Barnet with his father William MARSHALL Manchester warehouseman, born St Giles; his mother Susannah  born Waltham Abbey; sisters Mabel  and Ethel ; brothers Edgar , Herbert , Bertram  and Horace [3 months]. All the children were born in East Barnet.
1891 census... Aged 12, he was at Verulam Lodge, Chipping Barnet with his parents; sisters Mabel and Ethel; brother Herbert (electrician), Bertram, Horace and Arthur R .
1901 census...Aged 21, a shop assistant (drapery) he was at Verulam, Station Road, Barnet Vale with his widower father (drapery traveller); sister Ethel; brother Bertram (shop assistant, drapery), Horace (druggist assistant), Arthur R (surveyor's clerk).
1911 census...Aged 31, a warehouseman, dress trade, he was head of house at Verulam Lodge, Station Road, New Barnet; 2 servants and a visitor, Mary WALKER  born Downham, Norfolk.
He married Mary WALKER [10-12-1881] in Kensington on 12th August 1911, later of 26 Westerham Road, Leytonstone. Their two children were Kathleen Mary [36-6-1912] and Arthur William [27-12-1914].They lost Joan Elizabeth (1916-1916)
In 1914 they were living at The Firs, Epping New Road, Buckhurst Hill.
He enlisted at Warley|
On 12th October 1917 the 4th Suffolks were at Railway Dugouts, near Ypres.It was bad weather , working parties as usual, 1 OR killed (Harold), 1 wounded. The minimum reserves left under Capt M Pretty at 11 am for camp at KORFEPYP.
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