Squadron Leader Robert William Stanley Marshall (63386) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War. Born on 12th July 1917 at 1 Queen’s Elms, Belfast, he was the son of Dr. Robert Marshall and Evelyn Mary Marshall of 3 Derryvolgie Avenue, Belfast, the husband of Hilary Marshall (née Crymble) of Derry~Londonderry, and a grandson of Elizabeth Stewart Marshall of Princetown Villa, Bangor, Co. Down.
In civilian life, Marshall attended Methodist College, Belfast and Queen’s University, Belfast, obtaining a Bachelors degree in Medicine and a Bachelor of Obstetric Art. He took his final exams in 1940 and joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve six months later.
Squadron Leader Marshall died on 3rd June 1945 aged 27 years old. He has no known grave and his name is on Column 445 of the Singapore Memorial, Singapore. His name is also on the Queen’s University War Memorial, Belfast, the Methodist College Roll of Honour, a plaque at Royal County Down Golf Club, Newcastle, Co. Down, the Marshall Room in the Medical Library at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, and on the family grave at Belfast City Cemetery.