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58643: 1914-15 Star of Chief Stoker Joseph E. Russell

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

This is the 1914-15 Star awarded to Royal Navy Stoke Petty Officer Joseph E. Russell. He enlisted in the Royal Navy in November 1901 at the age of 18. From July 31, 1914 until January 10, 1917 he served aboard the HMS Foyle. After a month ashore serving at the Royal Navy Barracks HMS Pembroke II at Chatham, he was next assigned to the HMS Acheron for the duration of hostilities. He was pensioned out to the Royal Fleet Reserve as a Chief Stoker in November 1923.

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8992.cpd| 3780.jpg|GWA_2103_Russell1.jpg 3781.jpg|GWA_2104_Russell2.jpg

Subject

Russell, Joseph E.

Date

1914 - 1915

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1915

Source

Artifact

Medium

Metal

Type

Other

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Jeffrey Christel

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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