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James Elliott BELL

Regimental number4019
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolSydney and Willoughby Public Schools, New South Wales
Other trainingBuilding trade apprenticeship
Age on arrival in Australia10 months
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGardiner's Road, Warrendine, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Bell, Gardiner's Road, Warrendine, Orange, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Pozieres, died at Rouen.
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row I, Grave No. 37), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Alice BELL, Pricess Street, Mortdale, New South Wales. Native of Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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