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Arthur BELL (2)

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Surname: BELL

Forename(s): Arthur

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 90926

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Durham Light Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 22nd (Service) Battalion. (3rd County Pioneers)

Division: 8th Division

Age: 19

Date of Death: 1918-05-29

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. D. 30.

CWGC Cemetery: JONCHERY-SUR-VESLE BRITISH CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

BELL, Arthur. [Additional]

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: BELL

Forename(s): Arthur

Born: Skipton

Residence: Skipton

Enlisted: Keighley

Number: 90926

Rank: Private

Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

Battalion: 22nd Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 29/05/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: BELL

Forename(s): Arthur

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 90296 [sic]

Rank: Private

Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

Unit: 22nd Bn.

Age: 19

Awards:

Died Date: 29/05/1918

Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Bell, of 6, George St., Middletown, Skipton, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: REST IN PEACE)

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13 December 1918

Skipton Soldier Succumbs to Pneumonia

Mrs. Bell, of 6 George Street, Skipton, has received word that her son, Private Walter William Bell, West Riding Regiment, died on November 26th from pneumonia in hospital in France. Private Bell enlisted in the West Riding Regiment on November 11th, 1915, and was afterwards in a Labour Battalion for about a year and was home on leave for 14 days in October last. Mrs. Bell has another son, Pte. Arthur Bell, Durham Light Infantry, who has bean missing since May 20th last. Private W. W. Bell was formerly employed in the dye-house at Belle Vue Mills, Skipton.

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