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Robert Armstrong BELL

Regimental number431
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPakenham East, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie L Bell, Pakenham East, Victoria
Enlistment date24 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Date of death17 September 1949
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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