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Alfred Elwin Russell

Group, WWI, 3 kiwi soldiers standing in their camp (left - right) Alfred Elwin Russell, Louis Victor Russell, William Henry Russell. No Known Copyright.

Group, WWI, 3 kiwi soldiers standing in their camp (left - right) Alfred Elwin Russell, Louis Victor …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Elwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Russell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3993 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Russell (father), Kaimata, Inglewood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    information supplier AWMM
    Karen Russell, 2/22 Oxford St, Taradale Napier 44112, (06) 8447054 AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3993 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 Unknown AWMM Cheese maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred Russell was the son of William and Jane Russell; husband of Ethel C.D. Russell, of Station Road, Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand. Born at Lower Hutt. Served on the Western Front, 1916.

    Four brothers William Henry Russell 2/2714; Leonard Wilfred Russell 79844; Louis Victor Russell 2/2713 and Alfred Elwin Russell (10/3993) served in the First World War. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    7 July 1919 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangatainoka Cemetery, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM Block 3. Plot 10. Lot 14. AWMM
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