William Solomon BELL

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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, Dunolly Great War Memorial, Dunolly Memorial Pillar, Smeaton State School No 552, 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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Biography

Son of Watler Charles BELL and Mary Ann nee KICK

"DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE

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)