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George Kincraig Russell (1883–1915)

George Russell, n.d.

George Russell, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 August 1915

Mr. George Kincraig Russell, who was well-known as the manager of Barunah Plains Estate, in the Western District of Victoria, since the death of his father, the late Mr. James Russell, died in England on 11th May last. In reply to his country's call Mr. Russell left Australia for England at the beginning of the year with the object of doing all that lay in his power to serve the Empire. Unfortunately, he contracted a cold soon after his arrival, which resulted in pneumonia, and caused his death. He died at his aunt's, Mrs. Burnett, Oaklands, Rugsley, in the county of Staffordshire.

Mr. Russell took a keen interest in upholding the high standard of the Barunah Merino flock, and also gave careful attention to the breeding of horses, gaining a number of prizes at the principal shows in the State.

Mr. Russell was born in Geelong on 26th October, 1883, and will be greatly missed in that district, where he had resided ever since he was a boy. He had a strong personality, and was very popular. He leaves a widow and four children to mourn his loss.

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George Russell, n.d.

George Russell, n.d.

from Pastoral Review, 16 August 1915