The AIF Project

Clarence Bickford BELL

Regimental number5065
Place of birthWhyte Yarcowie, South Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
Addressc/o L Pavy, Katanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Bell, Gnowangerup, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSister PTE
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBorn, 21 June 1888.
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1916
Date of death31 August 1916
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane, (Plot VI, Row K, Grave No. 14), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah Margaret BELL, Gnowangerup, Western Australia. Born at Yarcowie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 62770 Pte Franklyn Hutton BELL, 3rd Bn, 28th Infantry.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format