George Russell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/13789
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.G.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 27 Cleghorn St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane Russell, 19 James St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
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  • Children:

More about George Russell

George Russell  S/13789    Gordon Highlanders


News has been received from the War Office by Mrs Russell, 19 James Street, Dundee, that her son, Private George Russell, Gordon Highlanders, has been killed in action.  Previous to joining the colours, shortly after the outbreak of war, Private Russell was employed for over ten years in Bowbridge Works, Dundee, where he was a great favourite and highly esteemed by his fellow workers.  Deceased was in his 26th year.

Dundee Courier 20th July 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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