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Ernest BELL

Regimental number2121
Place of birthSheffield, England
SchoolWestern Road Council School, Sheffield, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address35 Cobden View, Crooks, Sheffield, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Bell, 35 Cobden View, Crooks, Sheffield, England
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH Circular as Ernest Bartrop BELL.
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death30 June 1916
Age at death23
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 11), La Chapelle d-Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsHalf-Brother: 94 Pte James Otto BELL, 21st Battalion, killed in action, 5 November 1916.

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