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Alexander Alfred BELL

Regimental number1337
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMr Bell, Moe, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4611 Arthur BELL, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 878 Gunner Frederick BELL, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 6 August 1915; Lt-Col George John BELL, CMG, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Miscellaneous detailsParents: George and Isabel BELL, Moe, Gippsland, Victoria
Date of death13 November 1978

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