Joseph Marsden

Private

Canadian Expeditionary Force 3212043 1st Battalion Alberta

 

Notes
Joseph was born on 9 February 1895 at Crich; his parents were Robert and Annie Marsden. On 1 April 1897, when he was aged two, the family left Liverpool aboard SS Mongolian bound for Halifax, Canada. The family were Robert, Annie, Henry, Millicent, Joseph and Minnie, who was an infant. He attested on 22nd May 1918 aged twenty-three, an unmarried Methodist, working as a farmer. He was living at Excel, Alta.

Attestation papers Canada
Born 9 February 1895 at Crich, an unmarried Methodist, working as a farmer. His father was Robert Marsden living at Excel, Alta. He attested 22 May 1918 aged twenty-three. Height 5ft 7½in, grey eyes, light hair. Military Service Act letter and number 355535 CMC.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: North West Territories, 203 East Assinbioa, Pheasant Forks, Canada

Forename Surname Relationship Age Information Where born
Robert Marsden Head 39 b. 8/4/1862; arrived 1897; methodist; farmer England
Annie Marsden wife 41 b. 22/1/1859; arrived 1897; methodist England
Alice Marsden daughter 7 b. 16/9/1893; arrived 1897; methodist England
Harry Marsden son 7 b. 16/9/1893; arrived 1897; methodist England
Joseph Marsden son 6 b. 9/2/1895; arrived 1897; methodist England
Annie Marsden daughter 5 b. 15/3/1896; arrived 1897; methodist England
Rachel Marsden daughter 2 b.14/9/1898; methodist N.W.T.

1901: 1031797

1911: Alberta, Canada
(All named are Canadian citizens)

Forename Surname Relationship Age Information Where born
Robert Marsden Head 49 b. 1862; methodist; farmer England
Annie Marsden wife 52 b. 1859; methodist England
Harry Marsden son 17 b. 1893; methodist England
Alice Marsden daughter 17 b. 1893; methodist England
Joseph Marsden son 16 b. 1895; methodist England
Annie Marsden daughter 15 b. 1896; methodist England
Rachel Marsden daughter 12 b. 1899; methodist N.W.T.
Marian Marsden daughter 8 b. 1903; methodist N.W.T.

1911: 93392