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George Russell

In memory of:

Sergeant George Russell

June 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

5186

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

1st Field Coy.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Mentioned in Despatches, 1914-15 Star.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 12, 1886
Newcastle, Northumberland, England

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Thomas George Russell of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 10.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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