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Sydney Garnet BELL

Regimental number1016
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesSydney Garnett
SchoolYarra Park State School, Victoria
Address275 Punt Road, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinCharles Bell, 275 Punt Road, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant, Senior Cadets, Richmond, Victoria.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1918
Place of death or woundingJeancourt, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Charles and Edith BELL, 360 Dandenong Road, East St. Kilda, Victoria. Born at Melbourne

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