George Edward RUSSELL

Regimental number12/1093
AddressFairfax Road, Epsom, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Rosina E Russell, Fairfax Road, Epsom, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord) (Plot II, Row E, Grave No 85), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Wilson Russell and Rosina Emily Russell, Fairfax Road, Epsom, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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