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Private Charles G. Russell Memorial Tablet

Private Charles G. Russell Memorial Tablet
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Description / Background

This memorial tablet commemorating the death of Private Charles Gilbert Russell is located in the Holy Trinity Church in Glen Innes. It is a fine marble tablet with the inscription in black lettering. Members of the church Sunday School erected the memorial tablet in April 1919.

Russell was Born in Guyra, NSW. As a member of the Church of England and a single coachsmith of Glen Innes, he enlisted as a private on 18 January 1916 in the 36th Battalion. He was killed in action in France on 4 April 1918 with no known grave. His name is commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux in France. The Glen Innes Examiner, 18 April 1918 reported he was killed in action and was a member of the Church of England Sunday School.

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
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In Loving Memory of
PTE CHARLES GILBERT RUSSELL
36th BATT. A.I.F. "CARMICHAEL'S 1000"
Killed in Action in FRANCE 4th April 1918
AGED 25 YEARS.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Private Charles Gilbert Russell World War 1 550 AIF France view

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Address
Holy Trinity Church
76 Meade Street
Glen Innes NSW 2370
Local Government Area
Glen Innes Severn Council
Setting
Building – inside
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM; heritage advisor to Glen Innes Severn Council
Year of construction
1919
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18