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Richard BELL

Regimental number6923
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCooper
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs Nellie Casey, Mooltan, Balaclava Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date6 April 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Work at Morcourt on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William Herbert THICKENS; see 993 William Herbert THICKENS for more details

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