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WALTER NICOL RUSSELL

 
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dhubthaigh
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 5:09 pm    Post subject: WALTER NICOL RUSSELL Reply with quote

Located within Glendevon Parish Church;
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Grid ref: NN979051
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Another 'effigy' type, and quite stunning personal memorial. On the marble it reads THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY HIS PARENTS AND FAMILY
Bottol L/H corner I think reads G.H. Parker 1917
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: RUSSELL, WALTER MCOL
Initials: W M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
Unit Text: 9th Bn. attd. 1st Bn.
Age: 25
Date of Death: 26/08/1916
Additional information: Son of Walter N. and Elizabeth Russell, of School House, Glendevon, Dollar, Clackmannanshire. Born at Glendevon. M.A., B.D., St. Andrew's University. He took his commission instead of joining the Ministry of the Church of Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Row B. Grave 71.
Cemetery: CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a very nice memorial indeed.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Designer/Sculptor was GH Paulin.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:38 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

WMR 81824
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