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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