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James Wallace Leslie BELL

Regimental number3
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical
AddressVeda Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 7.5"
Next of kinFather, James Bell, Veda Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve and 6 months in the infantry
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

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

Date of death27 April 1981
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELL James Wallace Leslie

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