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Records show that Donald J. Russell was born on
February 19, 1896. He attended State Street School and then after moving from 19 Moore Street to 49 Euclid Avenue he transferred to Fairmount School . Donald J. Russell is listed on three plaques in Hackensack at the Library the Hudson Street cemetery and City Hall recognizing those who died while in the service during World War I.

FINDS HACKENSACK BOYS IN SOUTHERN CAMP WELL AND HEARTY

April 4, 1918

This article tells of Donald J. Russell's mother visiting her two sons in Southern camps. His brother's name is Danforth.

MEETS LOCAL BOYS IN FRANCE

August 10, 1918

Donald Russell Tells of Seeing Fred. Abbenseth and

Billy Pince “Over There.” 

DONALD RUSSELL IN THE TRENCHES

September 25, 1918

Tells of Experiences With Rats and German Shells That Passed Over Them.

DONALD RUSSELL KILLED IN ACTION

November 21, 1918

Another Member of Old Co. G Pays Supreme Sacrifice.

By: Bob Meli 2009

 

 

Background image of Stalemate in 1914
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