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Walter BELL

Regimental number1639
Place of birthBurra New South Wales
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Bryan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinUncle, Mrs Robert Bell, Mount Bryan, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 September 1918
Date of death11 September 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Born at Mount Bryan, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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