- 15 May 1902
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- 12 July 1961
Henley Beach, South Australia, Australia
- Welfare worker and Teacher
During World War II Dorothy Marshall was appointed by the Commonwealth government as South Australian superintendent of the Australian Women's Land Army. Previously a schoolteacher she assisted with the School Patriotic Fund of South Australia and was foundation secretary of the Women's War Service. Following the war Marshall became a camp welfare officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA). Following the dissolution of the UNRRA she joined the International Refugee Organisation (IRO) as a welfare officer in the British zone of Germany. For her services to child welfare, Marshall was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire on 5 June 1952. Following her return to Adelaide she was appointed to the Department of Agriculture and initiated a bi-monthly bulletin WAB News.