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William BELL

Regimental number2488
Place of birthPortsmouth England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCook
AddressMelbourne GPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinSister, Mrs Harriett Lumley, 378 St Ann's Road, Harringway, London, England
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Date of death10 September 1946
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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