William Solomon BELL


BELL, William Solomon

Service Numbers: 2588, 2588B
Enlisted: 25 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunolly, Victoria, 1887
Home Town: Dunolly, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: Dunolly State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 21 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Smeaton State School No 552, Dunolly Great War Memorial, Dunolly Memorial Pillar, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2588, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2588, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2588, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
21 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2588B, 10th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Son of Watler Charles BELL and Mary Ann nee KICK


BELL.— Killed in action, France, August 21, 1916, Private W. S. Bell, aged 28 years.—Inserted by a friend." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 24 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)