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William David Bell

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William David AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3466 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    HamiltonWaikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 October 1915 AWMM Terau', Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S Bell, 'Terau', Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3466 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916. Transferred to and taken on strength of 1st Pioneer Bn, 10 March 1916.

    Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 Match 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 2 April 1916.

    On leave, 8 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 20 August 1917.

    Appointed Shoeing Smith, 7 September 1917.

    On leave to United Kingdom, 19 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 3 April 1918.

    Marched out for return to Australia, 5 March 1918.

    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Sydney, 24 November 1919; discharged, 8 February 1920.

    Subsequently returned to New Zealand; address in 1943: 98 Owen's Road, Epsom, Auckland. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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