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James BELL

Regimental number1156
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
Addressc/o Mrs Mary Penlayne, 91 Mullin Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Dorrie May Bell, c/o Mrs Mary Penlave, 91 Mullin Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 28 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death3 June 1959
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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