Marshall Ivan Westmoreland was one of the 64 men from Oulton and Woodlesford who died during the First World War. He was a lance corporal in the 3rd battalion of the Grenadier Guards. Shortly before he was killed in action on 27 Nov 1917 he had been awarded the Military Medal. He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial.
Marshall came from a large family of 7 brothers and 5 sisters. Before the war they lived at Railway Cottages on Pottery Lane. His father, Alfred, was a miner and several of his brothers were also pit workers. Descendants of the Westmoreland family still in the Woodlesford and Rothwell area.