Brigadier Norman Marshall

Service number 562, QX6290
Ranks Held Corporal, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Sergeant Major, Honorary Brigadier
Birth Date 10 February 1888
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Stirlingshire, Callander
Death Date 12 September 1942
Death Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Toorak
Final Rank Brigadier
Service Australian Army
Units
  • 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 54th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 56th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 57th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 27th Australian Infantry Brigade
Places
Conflicts/Operations
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-16
Published in London Gazette in 1919-02-01
Published in London Gazette in 1919-07-11
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-14
Published in London Gazette in 1916-01-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in London Gazette in 1917-11-19
Published in London Gazette in 1918-03-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-08-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-30
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-04-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-03-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-06-03

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    56th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    56th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13566 at position 65
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 843 at position 140
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    16 September 1918 on page 10862 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 February 1919 on page 131 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    57th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    27th Australian Infantry Brigade
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Honorary Brigadier
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    56th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    28 January 1916 on page 1208 at position 75
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 April 1916 on page 862 at position 10
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Corporal
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant Major
    London Gazette
    05 November 1915 on page 11002 at position 63
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 156 at position 95
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    11 July 1919 on page 8830 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    30 October 1919 on page 1658 at position 38
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    56th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    14 January 1916 on page 591 at position 7
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 April 1916 on page 860 at position 28
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    56th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    60th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15228 at position 90
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 880 at position 118
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    5th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Sergeant Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 February 1919 on page 1600 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 942 at position 48
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    54th Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    19 November 1917 on page 11950 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 August 1918 on page 1658 at position 17

Timeline

Date of birth 10 February 1888
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 17 August 1914 Enlisted as a private in the 5th Battalion.
Date promoted 29 September 1914 Lance Sergeant.
Date of embarkation 21 October 1914
Date promoted 30 November 1914 Sergeant.
Date commissioned 28 April 1915 2nd lieutenant.
Date commissioned 28 April 1915 Appointed 2nd lieutenant.
Date commissioned 28 April 1915
Date promoted 26 May 1915 Appointed lieutenant.
Date promoted 26 May 1915 Lieutenant.
Date of recommendation honour or award 1916
Date of honour or award 08 February 1916 Military Cross.
Other units 17 March 1916 57th Battalion.
Date promoted 02 April 1916 Appointed captain.
Date promoted 02 April 1916 Captain.
Other 23 June 1916 Arrived France.
Date promoted 01 July 1916 Appointed major.
Date promoted 01 July 1916 Major.
Other 1917-01-08 - 1917-03-17 Course - senior Officers School.
Other 01 April 1917 Arrived France.
Date promoted 10 April 1917 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other units 10 April 1917 Commanding Officer 60th Battalion.
Other units 10 April 1917 Commanding officer 60th Battalion.
Date promoted 23 August 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date promoted 23 August 1917 Lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1917
Date of honour or award 31 October 1917 Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.
Date of honour or award 07 November 1917 Mention in Despatches.
Date of recommendation honour or award 21 February 1918
Other units 01 May 1918 Commanding Officer 54th Battalion.
Other units 01 May 1918 Commanding officer 54th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 May 1918
Date of honour or award 18 June 1918 Bar to Distinguished Service Order.
Date of recommendation honour or award 07 September 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 08 September 1918
Other units 11 October 1918 Commanding Officer 56th Battalion.
Other units 12 October 1918 Commanding officer 56th Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 16 October 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 17 October 1918
Date of honour or award 08 November 1918 Mention in Despatches.
Date of recommendation honour or award 22 February 1919
Date of honour or award 16 March 1919 Mention in Despatches.
Other units 15 May 1919 Attached to Sports Control Board London.
Date of honour or award 27 June 1919 2nd Bar to Distinguished Service Order.
Other units 01 November 1919 Officer Commanding Troops on board HMAS Nestor.
Date returned to Australia 15 December 1919
Other 1920-01-01 - 1928-12-20 Lieutenant colonel Reserve of Officers.
Other 14 February 1920 AIF appointment terminated.
Other 25 May 1939 Reserve of Officers.
Other units 10 July 1939 Commanding officer 11th Light Horse Regiment.
Other units 01 May 1940 Command 1st Cavalry Brigade.
Other units 01 July 1940 Commanding officer 2/25th Battalion.
Other units 1940-07-01 - 1940-10-17 2/25th Battalion.
Other units 17 October 1940 Commanding Officer 27th Brigade.
Other 01 January 1942 Honourary Brigadier Retired List.
Date of death 12 September 1942

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