Track "X" Cemetery, Eiper
Son of Joseph & Mary Marais, Tabor, St. Brelades,
Jersey. Brother of Private Ernest
Marais. One of two brothers who both fell within
Killed in action, aged 25 years
Notice of Death appears in Jersey
Evening Post of Thursday 18 October 1917
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 18 October
Roll of Honour. Mrs Marais of St Brelades
has received the sad news that her son, W Marais who
was serving in the Royal Naval Division, was instantaneously
killed by a shell on 11 October and buried near Ypres.
The late Private Marais was a splendid fellow and his
comrades state that though they had only known him a
short time he had endeared himself to all. We tender
the bereaved family our heartfelt sympathy.