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Roy Haggerston BELL

Regimental number1691
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
Address14 Jennings Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, E.G. Bell, 14 Jennings Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Conspicuous courage as a linesman in repairing communications under heavy fire. (Langnicourt 3 May 1917).
Recommendation date: 8 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

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