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James Foster BELL

Regimental number1407
Place of birthCamden New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoal miner
AddressMt Kembla, Camden, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Bell, Austinmer, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Anstrumer, New South Wales.

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