Joseph E Russell

Joseph E Russell outlined   

Full name: Joseph Eric Russell

Date of birth: December 1893

Date of death: 23 November 1916 (Aged 23)

Location of death: Unknown

Rank: Private, 10th Royal Fusiliers

Position at Lloyd's Register: Clerical Staff, London office

Any other details:

Russell was wounded at the Battle of the Somme and taken prisoner. He died in an unknown German hospital. 

Russell was an avid cricketer and was a member of Lloyd's Register's Cricket XI.

Russell's grave can be found at the Queant Road Cemetery, France. For further burial details, including Russell's grave registration report, visit his portal on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

A photograph of Russell and a letter from Russell's father, announcing his son's death, can be viewed below. Published with kind permission of the Governors of Dulwich College.

More information about Russell can be found on the Imperial War Museum's Lives of the First World War website or at The National Archives.

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