MARSHALL, Lionel Guy Bradford

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Died : 
Saturday, February 3, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Capt Marshall 40rm commando
Captain Marshall MC and bar was killed, or died of wounds inflicted, during operations in Albania.*
 
Awarded the MC for "gallant and distinguished services in operations leading to the capture of Termoli."
Awarded a bar to his MC for "courage, leadership and resource in operations which led to the crossing of the Garigliano River in the face of determined opposition, from the enemy."
 
Bari War Cemetery
The site of Bari War Cemetery was chosen in November 1943. There was no serious fighting in the vicinity of the town, which was the Army Group headquarters during the early stages of the Italian campaign, but it continued to be an important supply base and hospital centre, with the 98th General Hospital stationed there from October 1943 until the end of the war. At various times, six other general hospitals were stationed at Trani and Barletta, about 48 km away. (Source: CWGC)
 
Additional Sources:
MC: LG Publication date: February 1944 ; Supplement 36367; Page: 687
Bar to MC: LG Publication date: 14 April 1944; Supplement: 36474; Page: 1777
* The Light Blue Lanyard, appendix E,commando casualties.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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