Lieutenant ColonelBRITTON, RUSSEL HUBERT

Died 02/05/1917

Aged 36

5th Bde.
Canadian Field Artillery

D S O, Twice Mentioned in Despatches

Son of Charles E. and Marian Britton, of Gananoque, Ontario; husband of Julia Bernice Gordon (formerly Britton), of 37, Londsale Rd., Toronto.

Inscription

AS GOLD IN THE FURNACE HATH HE TRIED THEM AND RECEIVED THEM AS A BURNT OFFERING

Buried at LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST

Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 599

Cemetery/memorial reference: I. E. 16.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.