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James A BELL

Regimental number1780
Place of birthGundagai New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressKimo Road, Gundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs W J Bell, Kimo Road, Gundagai, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1023 Pte James Joseph Thomas BELL, 1st Bn, died of wounds, 29 June 1915; 1385 Gunner Louis Augustus BELL, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 26 October 1917.
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1961
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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