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Robert George BELL

Regimental number5536
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address23 Birkenhead Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Richard Bell, 23 Birkenhead Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 79 Pte William Richard BELL, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 October 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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