Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Roy Russell

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Roy Russell

May 3, 1917

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Benjamin and Emily E. Russell, of Ingersoll, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 21.

Location:

Orchard Dump Cemetery is in the village of Arleux-en-Gohelle, on the main road (D919) from Arras to Henin-Lietard. The cemetery lies on the left side of this road approximately 1 kilometre from the village of Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Roy Russell– Enlisted in the 168th Battalion in January 1916.  Killed in action at Fresnoy, May 3rd, 1917.
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Orchard Dump Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Orchard Dump Cemetery– Orchard Dump Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (J.Stephens)

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