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William Henry Dillon Bell

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  • Service number
    WWI 1/10 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Hal AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Captain AWMM
    1st King Edward's Horse AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry Dillon AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hal AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1/10 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Member of Parliament AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1914 47 Molesworth Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Gladys Bell, Union Bank of Australia (Limited), London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 Aug 1914 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1/10 AWMM
  • Military service
    • King Edward's Horse AWMM
    • The King's Overseas Dominions Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1914 AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMM
    Vessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMM
    Lieutenant AWMM
    Headquarters AWMM
    Samoan Advance Party AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Captain AWMM
    1st King Edward's Horse AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    31 July 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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