David Russell

Name

David Russell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/05/1915
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
II. H. 16.
France

UK Memorials

Harmer Green Village Memorial
St John's Church Memorial, Digswell

Pre War

Born on 24 Nov 1890 in Little Amwell, Hertfordshire son of William Ernest and Margaret Susan (Sworder) Russell of Lane End, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire. Educated at Haileybury College 1904-09 and Hertford College, Oxford.

Wartime Service

Killed in action at Festubert, France.

Additional Information

Brother of Lieutenant Lawrence Edward Russell who was killed in action on 24 Aug 1914 and is also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild