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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 90926
Regiment / Corps / Service: Durham Light Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 22nd (Service) Battalion. (3rd County Pioneers)
Division: 8th Division
Date of Death: 1918-05-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. D. 30.
CWGC Cemetery: JONCHERY-SUR-VESLE BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Arthur Bell was the son of William and Jane Bell, née Fawcett. William was the son of Thomas Bell. Jane (born Skipton, Yorkshire, c. 1862) was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Fawcett, née Barrett. Arthur was the brother of Private Walter William Bell (256877) (q.v.); their sister, Edna, was the fiancée of Private George William Alcock (140200) (q.v.).
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 6, George Street - Arthur, aged 2 years, born Skipton, son of Jane Bell, widow.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 6, George Street - Arthur Bell, aged 12 years, born Skipton, son of Jane Bell, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Arthur Bell, 90926, Durh. L.I.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Arthur Bell, 90926, 11th Durh. L.I.; 90926, Attd E Base Depot; 90926, 22nd Durh. L.I. Deceased.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Arthur Bell, 90926, 22 D.L.I. Date and Place of Death: 29.5.18 France pres dead. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Jane. £8 19s. 3d.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BELL, Arthur. [Additional]
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division
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