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Charles L "Charlie" Russell
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1913
New York, USA
Death: May 21, 1945, Japan

Charles was adopted by John and Mary Russell (Mary Buckley Mesch)of Wild Cat Township (now Moline), Kansas at the age of 13 (~1926). He enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 21 (~1934). He was gravely wounded during WWII at the battle of Iwo Jima and later died from his wounds on 21 May 1945. He was buried overseas but was later interred at Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kansas on 21 Dec 1948. Charles was enrolled in the National Purple Heart hall of Honor in New York State in November, 2012. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Elias Russell (1856 - 1936)
  Mary Buckley Mesch Russell (1864 - 1933)
 
 Siblings:
  Bernard Napoleon Russell (1882 - 1967)**
  Mary Esther Russell Cunningham (1884 - 1967)**
  Henry Edward Russell (1885 - 1958)**
  John William Russell (1886 - 1906)**
  Mary Ophilia Russell (1888 - 1888)**
  Victor Lee Russell (1889 - 1961)**
  Mary Irene Russell (1891 - 1972)**
  Mary Alma Russell Gray (1893 - 1980)**
  Mary Agnes Russell Trunk (1895 - 1971)**
  Joseph Laurence Russell (1896 - 1907)**
  Joseph William Russell (1897 - 1898)**
  Elias Russell (1899 - 1899)**
  Laura Elizabeth Russell (1902 - 1936)**
  Charles L Russell (1913 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Site 6, Section 833
 
Created by: D. Rogers
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99835341
Charles L Charlie Russell
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Charles L Charlie Russell
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Charles L Charlie Russell
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This Memorial Day, the 68th anniversary of your death on Iwo Jima, thank you for your ultimate sacrifice.
- D. Rogers
 Added: May. 27, 2013

- rosie mcnaughton
 Added: May. 29, 2010
 
 
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