William Burn RUSSELL

RUSSELL, William Burn

Service Number: 5087
Enlisted: 4 January 1917, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Leichhardt, NSW, 11 August 1888
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Marrickville Public School
Occupation: Painter
Died: Heart Failure, At home, 251 Victoria Road, Marrickville, NSW, 21 November 1946, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5087, 30th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, NSW
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, 5087, 30th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Marathon embarkation_ship_number: A74 public_note: ''
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, 5087, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Mary RUSSELL

Husband of Ivy Isabel RUSSELL, 178 Victoria Road, Marrickville, NSW

William saw service in France and Belgium.