2nd Lieutenant Marc Noble, Royal Field Artillery “C” Battery 121 Brigade
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Marc was born in 1897, Newcastle. As soon as he finished his education at Eton he went straight into the army.
His Grandfather was Sir Andrew Noble, who was promoted at just 23 years to Captain of 8th Bn. Royal Artillery, and Knighted in 1893. He was Chairman of Armstrongs, a major supplier to the armed forces. Sir Andrew Noble bought Ardkinglas Estate in 1905.
Another family connections with the Army was Marc’s Uncle George who was a Major in the Northumberland Yeomanry.
The above information from A History of Noble by Timmothy Noble.
Marc was wounded on 30th June, 1917 and died the following day. He had been helping to retrieve wounded and missing Soldiers.
His brother Humphrey Brunel Noble, fought in WW1 and WW2. He received a Military Cross in WW1 and was Captain of the Northumberland Hussars during WW1.