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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Russel

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Hugh Russel

June 16, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


443 Sqdn.

Additional Information


October 13, 1921
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Blair and Mary Russel, of Westmount, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 434 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 10.


St. Charles de Percy is a village 44 kilometres south-west of Caen. Take the N175 south-westwards from Villers Bocage; after 5 kilometres take the left fork, the D577, towards Vire. After 15 kilometres, go through the little hamlet of La Ferroniere; turn left onto the D56 and right again after a few hundred metres. The War Cemetery will then be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HUGH RUSSEL– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography
  • Memorial– Inscription - Runnymede Memorial - April 2017 … Flight Lieutenant Hugh Russel is also commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
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  • Grave Marker

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