McDonell, Russell “Russ”

Russ, as he was known to his friends, was born on the 17th April 1920 in Elsternwick, Victoria. He enlisted in the RAAF in Melbourne on the 3rd January 1941. After training in Australia and canada, he embarked for England and joined 457 Squadron. During Russ’ time with the Squadron, it was based on the Isle of Man at Andreas. … Read More