We remember Bertie Angus Russell

We remember Bertie Angus Russell

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1882
sibling Margaret Mckie Russell Source:9630360 29th September 1882
1884
sibling Angus Macpherson Russell Source:9630291 1st May 1884
1886
birth 1 Sardinia Terrace, Hillhead, Partick, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9621130 15th December 1886
1886
sibling Ethel Margaret Russell Source:9621130 15th December 1886
1891
location 31 Kerisland Street, Hillhead, Partick, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9627078 5th April 1891
1911
employment Chartered Accountant Source:9620857 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 24 Source:9620857 2nd April 1911
1911
location "Lochbrae", Drymen Road, Bearsden, New Kilpatrick United Kingdom Source:9620857 2nd April 1911
1912
employment Chartered Accountant Tennants Estates Ltd Trinidad and Tobago Source:9624362 June 1912
1914
education School Glasgow Academy Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9624362 13th November 1914
1914
events Trinidad Light Horse Trooper Pre-war volunteer force Trinidad and Tobago Bertie worked as a chartered accountant in Trinidad from June 1912 until December 1914. Source:9624362 13th November 1914
1914
enlistment Source:9629987 December 1914
1914
commission Temporary Source:9629987 19th December 1914
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3859758 13th July 1916
1917
events Bertie mentioned in Dispatches Mentioned in Dispatches Gazetted 22nd May 1917 but no other details known Source:9624362 May 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wounded by enemy fire at Houthulst Wood, Belgium. Edges of wound were incised 23.10.17 before transfer. Transferred via Calais and Dover. Hospital/Institution Source:9624362 October 1917
1917
service British Army Captain Gloucestershire Regiment 14th Source:9629326 22nd October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Shrapnel wound to back while in action at Houthulst Wood on 22nd Oct 1917 Hospital/Institution Source:9624362 22nd October 1917
1918
employment Accountancy apprenticeship Carswell Murray and Lauder - chartered accountants St Vincent Street in Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9624362 February 1918
1918
service British Army Gloucestershire Regiment Source:9621287 19th April 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9621287 19th April 1918
1918
service British Army Captain Gloucestershire Regiment 12th Source:9629358 21st August 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded by machine gun fire at Bapaume. Wounds to right arm and left leg. Hospital/Institution Source:9624362 22nd August 1918
1919
discharge Source:9624362 12th February 1919
1920
marriage Laura Newton Source:9621820 7th July 1920
1920
employment Accountant Source:9621820 7th July 1920
1920
location "Lochbrae", Bearsden, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9621820 7th July 1920
1921
children Arthur Newton Russell Source:9630500 26th December 1921
1922
location "Heyrod", 13 Belmont Drive, Giffnock, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:3859758 13th January 1922
1923
children Laura Patricia Russell Source:9630391 18th October 1923
1955
location 140 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire United Kingdom Source:9620998 4th January 1955
1955
employment Retired Source:9620998 4th January 1955
1956
location 140 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns United Kingdom Source:9621771 21st May 1956
1956
employment Chartered Accountant (retired) Source:9621771 21st May 1956
events Glasgow Yeomanry Pre-war Territorial Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9624362
1956
death Not War Related 140 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns United Kingdom Source:9621771 21st May 1956
sibling Ernest Russell Source:9627078
sibling Charles O. Russell Source:9627078
sibling Arthur Russell Source:9620857
sibling Agnes Russell Source:9620857
service British Army Lieutenant Gloucestershire Regiment Source:3859758
employment Chartered Accountant McClelland and Co St Vincent Street in Glasgow United Kingdom Source:9624362
sibling Jane H. Russell Source:9620857

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bertie Angus
Initials BA
Last Name Russell
Source 3859758
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
"Heyrod", 13 Belmont Drive, Giffnock, Glasgow United Kingdom known 13th January 1922
"Lochbrae", Bearsden, Glasgow United Kingdom known 7th July 1920
"Lochbrae", Drymen Road, Bearsden, New Kilpatrick United Kingdom known 2nd April 1911
140 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire United Kingdom known 4th January 1955
140 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns United Kingdom known 21st May 1956
31 Kerisland Street, Hillhead, Partick, Glasgow United Kingdom known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment 14th Captain
British Army Gloucestershire Regiment 12th Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Laura Patricia Russell daughter 18th October 1923
Arthur Newton Russell son 26th December 1921
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jeanie Young Russell nee Macpherson mother
Charles Russell father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ethel Margaret Russell sister 15th December 1886
Jane H. Russell sister
Agnes Russell sister
Arthur Russell brother
Charles O. Russell brother
Ernest Russell brother
Angus Macpherson Russell brother 1st May 1884
Margaret Mckie Russell sister 29th September 1882
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Laura Newton wife 7th July 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-11-17 5'7"

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1911 Census Joan19510
Bertie and Laura sailing Avonmouth to Trinidad 1955 Joan19510
Bertie and Laura returning from Trinidad to England 1955 Joan19510
Bertie's Birth record Joan19510
Citation for Bertie's Distinguished Service Order Joan19510
Death record of Bertie Angus Russell 1956 Joan19510
Bertie in Glasgow Academy's WW1 Roll of Honour Joan19510
Bertie's Army records Joan19510
1891 Census Joan19510
Bertie in War Diary 22nd Oct 1917 leading to DSO Joan19510
Bertie in War Diary 21st August 1918 - wounded again Joan19510
Bertie to be Temporary Lieutenant dated 19th December 1914 Joan19510
Birth record of Angus Macpherson Russell 1884 Joan19510
Birth record of Margaret McKie Russell 1882 Joan19510
Birth record of Jean Margaret Russell 1927 Joan19510
Birth record of Arthur Newton Russell Joan19510

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Photo of Bertie Joan19510
Bertie & Laura - wedding photo 1920 Joan19510
Bertie Angus Russell in 1953 Joan19510
Birth record of Laura Patricia Russell Joan19510

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