Capt.(R) A.L.M. Russell

Lecturer of English (1962-1965)

Capt. A.L.M.Russell

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui


Capt. Alexander Law Macpherson Russell (popularly known as A.L.M. Russell) joined the college in 1962 and left the college in 1965. He was lecturer of English language.


Capt. Russell had completed his M.A. in English from Glasgow.

He was commissioned into the Royal British Army in the Royal Army Educational Corps (RAEC) on 24th March 1956 as a 2nd Lieutenant. (ref: The London Gazette, 1956, page 2697). He was promoted to the rank of a Captain on 29th November 1959 in the Short Service Commission. (ref: The London Gazette, 1959, page 7608)

On 21st April 1962, he was placed under the Reserve List (ref: The London Gazette, 1962, page 3272). He then proceeded to Pakistan and joined Cadet College Petaro as teacher of English Language.

Capt. Russell’s wife was quite popular with the cadets at Petaro as she used to teach them swimming.