Born: 9th December 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 13th December 1917; age 26; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: London; Date: November 1915.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 24711

Regiment: Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Etaples Military Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Charles & Emily Dale, of Ipswich; husband of Emily Kathleen Dale, of 71, Junction Road, Kingsley Park, Northampton.




1891   63, Westgate Street, Ipswich.


Russell was 3 months old and living with his parents & sisters.

Charles Frederick Dale, 30, a Hairdresser – own account, born Tattingstone, Suffolk.

Emily Dale (nee Pulford), 31, born Ipswich.

Ethel Beatrice E. Dale, 7, born Ipswich.

Olive Mabel Eveline Dale, 5, born Ipswich.

1 domestic servant.


1901   8, Lady Lane, Ipswich.


Russell was 10 years old and living with his father, sisters & step mother.

Charles, 40, a Hairdresser – own account.

Esther Dale (nee Bareham), 38, born Clare, Suffolk.

Olive , 15.

Gladys May I. Dale, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   71, Greenstead Road, Colchester, Essex.


Russell was 19 years old, a Laundry Carmen. He was a boarder at the home of 66 year old, widow, Mary Bloomfield.


In 1916, Northampton, Northamptonshire, Russell married, Emily Kathleen Holton, born 1892, Northampton, Northamptonshire. They had 1 daughter:

Emily Kathleen R. Dale, born 1917, Northampton, Northamptonshire.


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