Russell Freeland Walford Unknown date of birth - 16 December 1943 Key details Contribute › Service number1024 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLieutenant AWMM20 Armoured Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRussell Freeland AWMM SurnameWalford AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number1024 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMKati KatiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr E. F. Walford (father) AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number1024 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTaurangaBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM2 Divisional Cavalry AWMMSergeant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLieutenant AWMM20 Armoured Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Russell Walford was the son of Edmund Freeland Walford and Winnifred Elsie Walford, Katikati, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death29 AWMM Date of death16 December 1943 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSangro River War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIX. D. 20. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRoll of HonourKatikati War Memorial HallKatikatiBay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Russell Freeland Walford by laying a poppy. Nathaniel Young Wales Kenneth William Walford Russell Freeland Walford Robert Walkden Horace Austin Walke Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Russell Freeland Walford Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedKatikati : rural townhttp://www.katikati.co.nz/kk_text/anzac_lestwe.htmlFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage Katikati War memorialhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/katikati-war-memorialFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 188 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.