Petty Officer William Henry Russell

 

Petty Officer William Henry Russell of the Royal Navy, Queenstown (Cobh)

Date of incident: 12 Aug. 1921

Source: Military Inquests, WO 35/157B (TNA).

 

Note: William Russell committed suicide on 12 August 1921. He died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds while on board H.M. trawler Dee at 3:40 a.m. and was deemed ‘not to have been sound of mind’. He left a suicide note.  

 


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