Image courtesy of David Walker.

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.



Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 18th October 1943; age: 46; at Broxham, West Lothian, Scotland.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1478021.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 350 Battery, 11 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred & Gertrude Mortimer; husband of Constance Mortimer, of Ipswich.




1901   ‘Laurisdene’ Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Russell was 4 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Alfred Mortimer, 28, a Corn Merchant – employer, born Tuddenham, Suffolk.

Gertrude Mortimer (nee Reach), 27, born Winslow, Buckinghamshire.

Marcus Reach Mortimer, 1, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.

1 nurse.


1911   Marryott House, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk.


Russell was 14 years old, a scholar and boarder at the independent school. School Master of the Secondary School – George Augustus Mossop.


On the 21st September 1927, at Ipswich, Russell married Constance Mumford, born April 1900, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. They had 2 children.

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