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George Richard Arthur BELL

Regimental number13191
Place of birthMackay Queensland
SchoolPublic School, NSW
Other trainingTechnical College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor engineer
Addressc/o C Palmer, "Talamai", Macquarie Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Bell, Norval Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 2, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th M.T. Coy. Australian Army Service Corps
FateDied of disease 1 December 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death1 December 1918
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row BB, Grave No. 1), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Jane BELL, husband of E.M. BELL, 12 Harrow Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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