CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant-Colonel Russell Hubert Britton
Died: May 2, 1917

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Field Artillery
Battalion:
5th Brigade
Company:
Place of Birth:
Gananoque, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Julia Bernice Britton (wife), Gananoque, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
September 11, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Manufacturer
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
August 12, 1914
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
5 Feet 8 1/2 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
May 2, 1917
Age at Death:
35
Buried at:
La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
I. E. 16.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1081 - 24
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant-Colonel Canadian Field Artillery 5th Brigade
Son of Charles E. and Marian Britton, of Gananoque, Ontario. Husband of Julia Bernice Gordon (formerly Britton), of 37 Londsale Rd., Toronto, Ontario.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Service Order
TypeDateDescription
Letter 8/20/1915 Letter from France