Alfred James Russell, Private 20418, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Died 25th March 1917 in the UK, aged 33
Husband of Lucy Russell, of 19 Pierce St, Macclesfield.
Alfred Russell’s death was announced by the family in the Macclesfield Times on 31 March 1917:
RUSSELL – March 25th, at 49, Station Street, Alfred I Russell (sic), aged 34 years.
Private Alfred Russell is buried in grave ref. H. 6377 in Macclesfield Cemetery. His wife asked for the inscription “Father in they gracious keeping leave we now our loved one sleeping” to be added to his headstone.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Alfred Russell.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 31 March 1917