Rifmn. Alfred C. Russell, 1/9th Bn, London Regt. (Queen Victoria's Rifles)

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Reference WMO210781

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Shipdham Cemetery

Pound Green Lane

Shipdham

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Halfway down on the left hand side of the central pathway.Addition to the gravestone of Mary Russell, commemorating her grandson, Private Alfred Cushing Russell, Queen Victoria's Rifles, killed in action on the Somme, on 9 October, 1916, aged 21.
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In Loving Memory of MARY RUSSELL, DIED NOVEMBER 8TH 1907. AGED 72 YEARS. ______ FAITH, HOPE, LOVE. ______ ALSO OF RIFN. ALFRED CUSHING RUSSELL QUEEN VICTORIA'S RIFLES, GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE THE ONLY & DEARLY BELOVED SON OF WILLIAM & ANNA RUSSELL KILLED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME OCTBR. 9TH 1916, AGED 21 YEARS.

ALFRED CUSHING RUSSELL

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