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Corporal William Russell, of 9th Gordon Highlanders, was born in 1887 in Leith. He married in Prestonpans in 1909.
William entered the Theatre of War on 9th July 1915. He was involved in The Battle of Loos on 25th September 1915 when he died of wounds, aged 28.
He is Commemorated on Panel Ref: 115 -119, Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France and was awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
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