Details

Title
Forename Drostan Arthur Cumine
Surname Russell
Rank Rifleman
Regiment [South African Forces] Northern Rhodesia Rifles
Age 24
Death Died of black water fever
Place of Death Serenje, Zambia, Africa
Date of Death 31/10/1915
Year of Entry 1904
Social D
School Notes Junior Scholar, Gibbs Scholar
Comments CWGC: Northern Rhodesia Rifles, service no. 50, died 25/7/1915. Obituary in Radleian of 16/12/1915
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=905238
Unit -
Prefect
Military Decorations
Sport AR (fencing)
Album Number 7
Battle -
Previous Regiment -
Additional Notes Added to Imperial War Museum 'Faces of World War One' project and Radley College War Memorial Flickr website on 11 March 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/radley_college_war_memorial/

Son of Major-General Francis Shirley Russell, who had served in the Ashanti, Zulu and Boer Wars in Southern Africa
Burial or Cemetery NDOLA (KANSENSHI) CEMETERY, Zambia. Spec. Memorial. buried in Chikuula Military Grave.
Place of Birth Aden, Aberdeenshire
Post School Balliol College, Oxford
Shields in Hall