Walter Oswald Russell

Name

Walter Oswald Russell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/08/1918
27

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales’s) Regiment
7th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

TEHRAN WAR CEMETERY
Panel 4. Column 1.
Iran

UK Memorials

Knebworth Village Memorial, Knebworth (old)
St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Framed Memorial, Knebworth (New)

Pre War

Walter was the son of Andrew & Elizabeth Russell, of Hope Cottage, Stockens Green, Knebworth.

Wartime Service

He arrived in Egypt in late1915, and served with Dunsterforce. He was reported as Missing during the fighting around the city of Baku. Walter has no known grave and his name is recorded on the Tehran Memorial.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson