Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Lieut. Hugh Charles Marston

House and time at Malvern: 9, 1921 - 1925.

Regiment: R.N.V.R..
Died: 07 November 1940 aged 33 in . Minesweeper boat sunk.
Cemetery: Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery Sec. C. Cons. Grave 3492.

Son of H. Marston, Blue Border, Mudeford, Hants.
House Prefect. Ledbury Cap.
H.M.S. Poulmic. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

'He was for some years in India with the Burma Shell Company and later in business in England. His most conspicuous activity at school was swimming, for which he also won several prizes in India. Always fond of the sea, at the outbreak of War he joined up as A.B. on a minesweeper, was promoted to Lieutenant and was in charge of several sweepers when his boat was sunk.' (Malvernian, Mar 1941).