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.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1478021.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 350 Battery, 11 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.
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.
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.