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John Selwyn Bell

3/4 length portrait of Lance Corporal J S Bell of the New Zealand Engineers (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, ). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-WP68. No known copyright.

3/4 length portrait of Lance Corporal J S Bell of the New Zealand Engineers (Photographer: Herman Sc …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Selwyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/257 AWMM
    • WWII 800769 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of T. A. Cox, Ulster Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Bell, Herne Bay Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 65 Jervois Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011 AWMM

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  • In loving memory of my Great Grandfather John Selwyn Bell. RIP
    Public - Karee - Other Relative - 25 January 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Nominal Rolls - Embarkation N-Force [Norfolk Force Embarkation Rolls], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440218) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 47 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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25 January 2015KareeAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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