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John BELL

Regimental number1357
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolHigh Street State School, Prahran, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address9 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G Bell, 9 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Minnie BELL, Balnassing, Victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria

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