Air Mechanic Second Class Stanley Noel MARSDEN

Service No: 2628
Born: Parramatta NSW, 20 November 1896
Enlisted in the Army: 3 December 1917
Unit: Training Depot, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Injuries, England, 5 April 1918, Aged 21 Years
Buried: St Mary Churchyard, Wendover, Buckinghamshire
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Emma Marsden, of 260, Church St., Parramatta, New South Wales
Place of Association: Parramatta NSW
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Parramatta War Memorial, Parramatta NSW

A Coroner’s Inquest found that Air Mechanic Marsden committed suicide while of an unsound mind.  He allowed himself to be knocked down by a train at Bacombe Bridge, near Wendover.  The inquest was presented with evidence of previous metal problems in Australia before enlistment and that his father had suicided in 1917.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, MARSDEN STANLEY NOEL
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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