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Algernon Francis BELL

Regimental number3239
Place of birthTraralgon, Victoria
SchoolState School, Lakes Entrance, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman
AddressLakes Entrance, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Bell, Lakes Entrance, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozi?res, France
Date of death24 July 1916
Age at death25
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 137), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Blakey and Georgina BELL, Lakes Entrance, Gippsland, Victoria. Native of Traralgon, Gippsland
Family/military connectionsCousin: William Blakey BELL, killed in action, France, 12 October 1917.

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