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Frederick BELL

Regimental number878
Place of birthMoe, Victoria
Other NamesFred
SchoolState School No 2840, Moe, Victoria
AddressMoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mother, Mr and Mrs Bell, Moe, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSt Kilda, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 14), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Isabel BELL, Moe, Gippsland, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4611 Arthur BELL, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 1337 Dvr Alexander Alfred BELL, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 16 July 1917; Lt-Col George John BELL, CMG, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 8 April 1915.

Wounded, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915 (gun shot wound, arm); admitted to Base Details Camp, Helouan, 1 July 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELL Frederick

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