CSM Thomas William Russon, D.C.M. (41794) - 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
submitted by Martin Gregory (great uncle)
Born 28th May 1894 Dudley, Worcestershire, died 1979 in Berkshire. At time of his marriage on 27th Oct 1915 he was a corporal in Oxford & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and at time of his daughters birth in March 1916 a sergeant in 3rd Bn. Ox & Bucks. He later joined the 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regt. as a Company Sergeant Major was awarded the D.C.M on 30th Sept 1918 for "an example of fine leadership and contempt
of danger" after his company's officers were killed.