Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2014.21.24.16
Gift of Ron Porter
"Portrait of 24/1310 George Burton Escott Russell, NZRB, killed in action 15th September 1916, Battle of Somme
The casualty list for the Somme was recorded in New Zealand as the heaviest since the war started.
George Burton Escott Russell was the brother of Doris Porter who was the mother of Kenneth Russell Porter"
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 January 1915 to 31 December 1916
4 June 2014
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