Marshall, James “Scotty”

Regimental Number: 132970
Rank: Private
Branch: 13th Battalion

James “Scotty” Marshall was born in Glasgow, Scotland on January 2, 1887. At the time of his enlistment in September of 1915, he was married with three children and working as a barber in Montreal. Scotty filed on his homesteads at 24-74-4-W6 and 23-74-4-W6 after the war in 1919 and got the title in 1928. His wife, Catherine (nee Keay), went back east with their children. Scotty farmed his land for twenty years. At that time he became ill and Catherine returned to get him, but he died on June 15, 1943 in a Winnipeg hospital before they were able to reach their home in Montreal.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 1101