1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
22/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Alexander Russell was the son of Alexander and Mary Jane Russell. Alexander was born in County Antrim sometime around1888. Alexander’s father is believed to have died shortly after his birth. His mother remarried in 1900. The 1911 census lists Alexander as age 17, working as a farm servant for the McIntyre’s at house 29 in Tamlaghtduff, Bellaghy. Alexander Russell enlisted in Glasgow. Private Alexander Russell was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in Savy, France on Friday 22nd March 1918.