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Lewis Buckley MARSLAND

Private 97010 Lewis Buckley MARSLAND of Royal Army Medical Corps

Drowned Friday 4th May 1917, At Sea near Italy, age 30

Of:61 Bennett Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1887, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Edith Marsland and William Marsland of 12 Durham Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Marital status:Married to Annie Marsland (née Burrows) of 61 Bennet Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Insurance Agent, Prudential Assurance Company
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Ramatuelle Communal Cemetery, Var, France,   Commonwealth War Dead
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Brother to Lance Corporal 17571 Heywood Marsland.

He was a member of the Temperance Movement in Hyde.

He drowned with 411 others when the Cunard Liner S.S Transylvania sank near Genoa. It had been torpedoed by a German U-boat while carrying troups from Marseille to Alexandria.