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Harold Garfield BELL

Regimental number34693
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationForeman of works
AddressWilliam Street, Earlwood, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.6
Height5' 8.75"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary J Bell, William Street, Earlwood, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Australian Garrison Artillery, Sydney; time expired.
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date25 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 22 November 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 25 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 September 1971
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELL Harold Garfield

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