Roll of Honour

Private William James Russell

Private Russell
Linked to: Bicester

Service Number: 5838

Regiment: London Regiment (1st/23rd)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 16th September 1916

Age at Death: 26

Burial/Memorial Location: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Address: Parents: Launton Crossing, Launton Road, Bicester

Son of William Henry & Ellen Jane Russell, of Launton Road, Bicester.

"We regret to record the death of Pte. William James Russell, of the 23rd Battalion London Regiment, whose death took place in France on 16th September. He joined his regiment in February and had only been at the Front for a month or two when he met his end at the age of twenty-six years. His parents, Mr and Mrs W.H. Russell, of Launton-road, have received no other particulars than the above." Bicester Herald 27/10/1916