|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||State School, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Other training||Foreman of the Carrum Fire Brigade.|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||N Bell, Main Drain Road, Carrum, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||29.11|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 17), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of Nellie BELL (formerly MOSSENTON), of Holmsdale, Lamellah Street, Caulfield, Victoria, and the late Charles James MOSSENTON. Native of South Melbourne, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 8th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 60th Bn and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 15 March 1916.
Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, South Rail Head, 7 May 1916 (septic finger); discharged to unit, 12 May 1917.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MOSSENTON Henry Deering|