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Henry Halcrow BELL

Regimental number4067
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
SchoolState School, Maryborough, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRaglan Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Bell, Raglan Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Broodseinde on 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

FateKilled in Action 28 August 1918
Date of death28 August 1918
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza BELL, Victoria Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 329 Lt BELL; 1078 Pte William Robert BELL, killed in action, 27 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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