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James Claude BELL

Regimental number6461
Place of birthAssington, Suffolk, England
Other NamesBELL, J C
SchoolAssington Church School, Suffolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHolbrook, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, J Bell, Attington Street, near Boxford, Suffolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH Circular as James Claude BELL.
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Date of death4 October 1917
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row H, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and the late Ellen BELL, Assington, near Boxford, Suffolk, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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