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William John BELL

Regimental number53
Place of birthAyr Scotland
OccupationRailway porter
Address200 Liverpool Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Miss M B Bell, 5 Harcus Place, Paisley, Parskiven, Scotland
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 26 May 1918
Date of death25 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 109), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret R. BELL. Born at Prestwick, Scotland

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