Lance Corporal RONALD FREDERICK RUSSELL (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone thumbnail image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Lance Corporal
Forenames RONALD FREDERICK
Surname RUSSELL (photo added)
Initials R F
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 07 June 1944
Age 29
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WEMBLEY, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 6026134
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 225 Parachute Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE CHURCHYARD
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Grave 36.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph HIS NAME IS WORTHY TO BE PRAISED AND HELD IN HONOUR
Family Details SON OF FREDERICK AND EDITH RUSSELL; HUSBAND OF ILSE M. M. RUSSELL, OF WEMBLEY, MIDDLESEX.

Additional Information

 

 

Lance Corporal RONALD FREDERICK RUSSELL. Undated.1

 

 

Telegram addressed to his widow Mrs I. M. Russel. Dated June 1944.

 

 

Letter to his widow, from his Commanding Officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Ian Bruce Harvey.
  Dated 8th June 1944.

 

 

Letter to his widow from Major-General Richard Gale,
Commanding Officer 6th Airborne Division.
Dated 24th June 1944.
 
 
 
Original cross grave marker in Ranville Churchyard. Undated.

 

 

References
1. Photographs kindly provided by Mrs Kathleen M Knotek, daughter of Lance Corporal Ronald Frederick Russell.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Mrs Kathleen M Knotek, daughter of Lance Corporal Ronald Frederick Russell.
Individual photograph: Mrs Kathleen M Knotek, daughter of Lance Corporal Ronald Frederick Russell.
Additional photographs provided by: Mrs Kathleen M Knotek, daughter of Lance Corporal Ronald Frederick Russell.
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto

 

APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS

If you can provide any additional information or photographs about this individual,

please email details and images (as high a resolution as possible please [i.e. 300dpi]) to:

fallenheroeswebsite@gmail.com or download our casualty information form

All contributors will be duly acknowledged

Book of Remembrance

Please feel free to leave your message of remembrance

To provide information or make enquires please email fallenheroeswebsite@gmail.com