Regimental Number: 469313
Branch: 25th Battalion
Russell was born in West Dalhousie, Nova Scotia on October 17, 1894. After serving in France and Belgium during World War I, Russell met and married Ella Borden in Halifax The came to the New Fish Creek area in 1937 and filed on a homestead at NW 30-72-21-W5. Russell died in Valleyview on November 9, 1978.
Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew p. 441