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Douglas Samuel BELL

Regimental number3465
Date of birth29 December 1896
Place of birthHomebush, New South wales
SchoolHomebush and Burwood Public Schools, New South Wales
AddressMarlborough Street, Flemington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bell, Marlborough Street, Flemington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death3 September 1916
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row M, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Agnes BELL, Marlborough Road, Flemington, New South Wales. Native of Homebush, New South Wales
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front

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