William Bell

Military Information

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  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion, attached to 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
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  • Date of Death: 03.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

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  • Mother:

    Mrs James Bell, Norwood Cres, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Bell

  • Siblings:

    Robert & William

  • Spouse:
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More about William Bell

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of Pte James Bell 101472, 49th Battalion Canadian Infantry who was killed in action by enemy shell fire at Mount Sorrel, 15.07.1916.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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