The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Theodore was born in 1886 to Mr H. T. and Kate Cox in Bootle Lancashire. According to the England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 - Theodore left his widow Doris Gwendoline effects of £163 11s. Her address at this time is listed as 33 Mecklenburgh Square, Middlesex. There is a marriage registration for Theodore Russell & Doris G Taylor in quarter Jan-March 1915.
Theodore studied at Armstrong College between 1902 and 1905, gaining a BSc. in June 1905.
Theodore is listed as a Second Lieutenant on 15th January 1915, later attaining the rank of Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry, 14th Battalion. Theodore was killed in action on either the 26th or the 27th September 1915 aged 29.
169 Park Road, Bolton (place of residence 1891 census)
18 Warrior Square, Southend-on-sea, Essex (place of residence 1901 Census)
Theodore is commemorated on the Loos Memorial in Pas De Calais, France.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
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