Sydney Arnold BELL


BELL, Sydney Arnold

Service Number: 3306
Enlisted: 16 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Greenwich, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Rhyll, Bass Coast, Victoria
Schooling: Christchurch School, Ilford, Essex, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 6 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3306, 23rd Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3306, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
6 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3306, 2nd Pioneer Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 20 and the son of Harry and Kate Bell, of 18, Toronto Rd., Ilford, Essex, England.

He was born at Greenwich, then in Kent, England, but now part of Greater London.

In the United Kingdom, he is commemorated in the Ilford War Memorial Gazette and in the Ilford War Memorial Hall.