Andrew Hamilton (Guy) Russell

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Andrew Hamilton (Guy) Russell

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Death: November 29, 1960 (92)
Tunanui, Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Hamilton Russell and Katherine Sarah Tinsley
Husband of Gertrude Mary Beetham Russell
Father of Katherine Mary Deans; Janet Margaret Russell; Private; Private and Margaret Gertrude Lowry
Brother of Evelyn Geraldine Russell

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Andrew Hamilton (Guy) Russell

Major General Sir Andrew Hamilton Russell KCB, KCMG (23 February 1868 – 29 November 1960) was a General from New Zealand, during the Great War who rose swiftly to high command during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915–1916 and to prominence as the inspirational commander of the New Zealand Division on the Western Front in 1917 and 1918.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Hamilton_Russell

MEDALS AND AWARDS

  • Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB)
  • Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)
  • Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
  • Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur (France)
  • Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 (France)

http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C34558

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Andrew Hamilton (Guy) Russell's Timeline

1868
February 23, 1868
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
1897
August 11, 1897
Age 29
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
1898
September 25, 1898
Age 30
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
1906
July 6, 1906
Age 38
New Zealand
1960
November 29, 1960
Age 92
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand