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Bertram John BELL

Regimental number2463
Place of birthTAS
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrove, Huon Road, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mtrs S A Bell, Grove, Huon Road, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 July 1915. Taken on strength, 26th Battalion, 7 September 1915. Died of disease.
FateDied of disease 4 January 1916
Place of death or woundingHeliopolis, Egypt
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 258), Egypt
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas (stepfather) and Sarah Ann BELL, Smithton Post Office, Tasmania

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