Friday, 16 September 2016

Portsoy remembers William Russell

On 16th September we remember William Russell, Pte 40326, 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was 22 years of age when he fell in action on the Western Front.  William's father James worked as a shoemaker and lived with his wife Mary at 9 Seafield Street in Portsoy.

William was buried and commemorated at the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, near Albert, France.

Casualty Record Detail

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