CEF Soldier Detail

Private John Russell
Died: January 2, 1972

Regimental Number:
171683
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
1st Canadian Machine Gun Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Elmwood, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Clara Pearl Russell, wife. 40 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
40 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
Date of Birth:
July 21, 1886
Trade or Calling:
Driver
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
August 11, 1915
Age at enlistment:
29
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 2, 1972
Age at Death:
85
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
83rd Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 1st Canadian Machine Gun Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Casualty Assembly Centre
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 83rd Battalion C Company
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Son of James Russell and Elizabeth Jane Russell (nee Dunne); husband of Clara Pearl Russell (nee Rayner) married August 2, 1911