Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Edgar Russell

In memory of
Private
George Edgar Russell
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
148762
Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Division:
"D" Coy. 78th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
May 8, 1891 Ottawa, Ontario
Enlistment:
March 6, 1916 Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Andrew Wallace Russell and Elizabeth Russell, of 69, Mackay St., Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 320 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VIII. S. 29.
Location:
Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer/J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery – A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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