|Place of birth||London, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, J T Russell, 254 Rosendale Road, Herne Hill, London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name does not appear on Nominal Roll|
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 17), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Eliza RUSSELL, 16 Brockwell Park Gardens, Herne Hill, London, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 6th Bn, Lemnos, 31 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 59th Bn, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebit, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2380704, 2617 Driver J. FOLEY, 6 December 1916: 'Another friend of mine, L/Cpl T. Young saw him killed. He was going over the parapet (advancing to the first German line) and fell back. Cpl. Young saw him fall. This was near Fleurbaix. The Germans counterattacked and got as far as our trench where Russell was shot, but they did not get beyond the trench as they were driven back.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RUSSELL Thomas Lippett
Red Cross File No 2380704