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William John BELL

Regimental number3021
Place of birthWalkerston Queensland
SchoolState School, Mackay, Queensland
AddressMackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Bell, York Street, Charter's Towers, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Date of death6 April 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary BELL (Step-mother), York Street, Charters Towers, Queensland. Born at Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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