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Frank Leonard BELL

Regimental number1161
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
SchoolAlfred Crescent State School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address36 Church Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinWilliam James Bell, 36 Church Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1357
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDeveloped fever on Gallipoli at the age of 18. Wounded twice, gassed, and finally killed in action in France.
FateKilled in Action 15 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death15 June 1918
Age at death21.4
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Evelyn Florence BELL, Larch Street, Caulfield, Victoria. Native of Maffra, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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