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Alfred Chessar Bell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Chessar AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 63544 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1893 AWMM DundeeScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 August 1917 AWMM 23 Craigei Avenue, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Robert Bell (mother), 1 Grey Road, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 63544 AWMM
  • Military service
    Trained with the 29th Platoon at Wairarapa for the 2nd Otago NZEF (Regimental No EKXVIII) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    POW - Friedrichsfeld, Germany AWMM
    Germany, Europe AWMM
    near Wesel AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 28 May 1919 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: George Bell. Mother: Mary Bell (maiden name Chessar).

    Alfred married Ann Ramsey Fenton in Timaru at age 28.

    Record of Service: In NZ - 119 days; Overseas - 1 year and 161 days; Total - 1 year and 280 days; Date commenced duty - 22.8.1917; Date discharged - 28.5.1919 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 July 1989 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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