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James Otto BELL

Regimental number94
Place of birthSheffield, England
SchoolWestern Road Council School, Sheffield, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address35 Cobden View Road, Crooker Sheffield, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bell, 35 Cobden View Road, Crooker Sheffield, England
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1916
Date of death5 November 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 2), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Family/military connectionsHalf-Brother: 2121 Pte Ernest Bartrop BELL, 22nd Battalion, killed in action, Armenti?res, France, 30 June 1916.

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