Clarence BELL


BELL, Clarence

Service Number: 3017
Enlisted: 29 September 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Bena, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Bena, South Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Morlancourt, France, 11 June 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bena Presbyterian Church , Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

29 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3017, 37th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3017, 37th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3017, 37th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
16 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, In England
11 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3017, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Elizabeth Bell of Bena, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal