John Samuel BELL


BELL, John Samuel

Service Number: 3365
Enlisted: 12 December 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: McLaren Flat, SA, 24 August 1895
Home Town: McLaren Vale, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: McLaren Vale State School, South Australia
Occupation: Vigneron
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, McLaren Vale Memorial Wall, McLaren Vale Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3365, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3365, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide

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Son of Francis John Paterson and Elizabeth Hannah BELL 

Another son 4743 Private Roderick James Bell, 10th Battalion (later 50th Battalion), was killed in action at Messines, Belgium, on 11 June 1917.