William Henry Dillon Bell Unknown date of birth - Died 31 July 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Service number1/10 AWMM Also known asHal AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Captain AWMM1st King Edward's Horse AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 48 - No known copyright restrictio … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Henry Dillon AWMM SurnameBell AWMM Ingoa Also known asHal AWMM Service number1/10 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Member of Parliament AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 1914 47 Molesworth Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationGladys Bell, Union Bank of Australia (Limited), London, England AWMM Relationship statusPre 15 Aug 1914 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number1/10 AWMM Military serviceKing Edward's Horse AWMMThe King's Overseas Dominions Regiment AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 1914 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMMVessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMMLieutenant AWMMHeadquarters AWMMSamoan Advance Party AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Captain AWMM1st King Edward's Horse AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Dillon Bell was the son of Hon. Sir Francis Bell, G.C.M.G., and Lady Bell, of Wellington, New Zealand.Captain Dillon Bell was the first Member of Parliament to go on active service in WWI. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death33 AWMM Date of death31 July 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathYpres, Belgium AWMM Death notesYpres, Belgium AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameYpres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Henry Dillon Bell by laying a poppy. William Gordon Bell William Henry Bell William Henry Dillon Bell William Herbert Bell William James Bell Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Henry Dillon Bell Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedArchives New Zealand.http://www.archway.archives.govt.nzSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22274534Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C38322Further ReferenceHMNZT 1 - Pull-thro' : with which is incorporated The Noumea nightmare, the Suva sendoff, and Samoa sun : the unofficial organ of the Advance Party of the N.Z. Expeditionary Force, Apia, Samoa. -- [Apia, Samoa] : Literary Committee of the Advance Party of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force : 1914-http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-82293Further ReferenceNew Zealand Lawyers Roll of Honour, New Zealand Law Society websitehttp://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news-and-communications/people-in-the-law/obituaries/obituaries-list/william-henry-dillon-bell,-1884-1917Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 48 AWMMVolunteers: the Journal of the New Zealand Military Historical Society AWMMThe Volunteers. Vol 18, October 1992. No. 2. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.