Soldier Summary

Sydney Russell

Military History

Rank: Sapper

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 6054 (AIF); 133068 (British Army)


Occupation: mining laborer. Served in AIF 2nd Tunneling Co. and 45th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Residence[1]Charter Towers, Qld., Australia
Enlisted[1]10/23/1915Townsville, Qld. (Australia)
Birth1894 (?)

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19



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