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Francis Gerald Russell

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 636 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 636 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Gerald AWMM
  • Surname
    Russell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1888 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Tunanui, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Herbert Russell (father), Torquay, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert H. Russell and Rachel Russell, of New Zealand and Torquay.

    Brother of Second Lieutenant Lawrence Dobrée Russell who also served with the Royal Flying Corps and who died on 2 September 1916 of wounds received on August 26th.

    Served with the NZEF prior to transferring to the RFA, he had earlier been wounded on 8 March 1916 while flying as an Observer with 7 Squadron, RFC. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 January 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    A I F Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France AWMM III.K.15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 636 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
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