Bert or Burt Edgar Russell was born in Warren, North Carolina. He enlisted in Copperhill, Tennessee on 30 June 1917. Pfc Russell died of wounds received in action on 1 November 1918. He is buried at Dawson Cemetery near Blackwells, GA.


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 June 1881
  • Date of death: 1 November 1918
  • County: Polk
  • Hometown: Young Harris, Ga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company A, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Dawson Cemetery near Blackwells, GA
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Top Panel
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