|Place of birth||Crystal Brook, South Australia|
|Address||Tintinara, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Bell, Angas Road, Clarence Park, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Member of the Tintinara Rifle Club.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas and Eleanor BELL; Wife: Jessie Ross BELL|
War service: reverted to rank of Pte from Acting Corporal, Khataba, 29 December 1915, and absorbed in to Western Frontier Force.
Admitted to No 2 Stationary Hospital, Port Said, 30 August 1916 (septic ulcers); discharged to Base, 24 September 1916; rejoined 3rd Light horse Regiment, Kantara, 26 September 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 7 November 1916; Temporary Corporal, 10 June 1917; relinquished rank of Temporary Corporal, 27 July 1917.
Attended 28th Hotchkiss Gun Course, Imperial School of Instruction; classified Instructor (date/s not recorded).
Appointed Corporal, Essni, 14 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 31 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm and shoulder); admitted to 65th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 November 1917; transferred to 43rd Stationary Hospital, and then to 24th Stationary Hospital, 4 November 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 5 November 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 15 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 18 March 1918, for overland travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 6 May 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||40|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 3 South, Grave No. 31 East), West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia|