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James Archibald BELL

Regimental number6783
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressCoochin Coochin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40.3
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gertrude Bell, Coochin Coochin, Boonah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1919
Discharge date26 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 9 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 2 February 1920; discharged (medically unfit: mental case), 26 June 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELL James Archibald

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