Walter B. Russell

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NAME:
Walter Bruce Russell
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
247700 (enlisted)
0-41422 (commissioned)
HOME OF RECORD:
Buffalo, NY
NEXT OF KIN:
Mother, Mrs. Margaret Ferguson
DATE OF BIRTH:
10/12/1914
SERVICE DATES:
8/9/1939 – 9/16/1947
DATE OF DEATH:
12/31/1993
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 585 Gunnery Sergeant  
Saipan A/1/24 585 Gunnery Sergeant WIA
Tinian A/1/24 585 Gunnery Sergeant
Iwo Jima A/1/24 1542 Second Lieutenant
(Mortar Section)
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Warrant Officer (WWII)
First Lieutenant (Reserves)

Biography coming soon.

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Lieutenant Russell chews the fat with his mortarmen on Iwo Jima.