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Harry M RUSSELL commenced contracting on his own account in East London in 1938, trading as H. M. Russell, his first contract being the Frere Hospital in East London. By 1953 the company had expanded and the company was registered as H. M. Russell (Pty) Ltd. In 1965 he was joined by his son Colin Russell. Following the death of his father and ongoing issues with the labour unions Colin Russell closed the company in 1992.

Colin Russell of EL who provided this abbreviated summary which was sent to us by William MARTINSON. September, 2010

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

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German Memorial: 1960. East London, Eastern Cape - Contractor