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Eric David BELL

Regimental number9877
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeather dresser
Address'Landsbourne', Clan William Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Bell, 'Landsbourne', Clan William Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Trench Mortar Battery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

For bravery and devotion to duty at Strazeele Railway Station on the morning of 17 April 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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