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William Henry Dillon Bell

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Portrait of William Henry Dillon Bell. Photograph taken circa 1910. Photographer unidentified. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand, Ref: 1/2-041409-F. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry Dillon AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hal AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1/01 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 March 1884 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 1914 AWMM 47 Molesworth Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Gladys Bell, Union Bank of Australia (Limited), London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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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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  • Death
    31 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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29 December 2017NicolaTaurangaDirect descendant
04 November 2017Nicola MaryTaurangaDirect descendant