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27th Infantry Battalion
The Windmill, Pozieres, France
Date of Death: 
4 August 1916
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SLSA record number: 
SRG 76/1/1775
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Killed in Action 4th August 1916, buried 5th July, 1998 after his remains were found where he fell on the attack on the Windmill at Pozieres.

It was during the winter ploughing, in January 1998, that a farmer from Pozieres removed the last few centimetres of earth which had been covering Russell Bosisto's body for these last eighty years, about 50 metres from the village of Courcelette and 250 metres from the memorial to the Australian 2nd Division, to which Russell's 27th Battalion belonged. The farmer contacted the Commonwealth War Graves Commission who made arrangements for the remains to be removed and, if possible identified.

He is buried at British Cemetery at Courcelette, France

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