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James Pickard BELL

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Surname: BELL

Forename(s): James Pickard

Place of Birth: Aysgarth, Yorkshire

Service No: 153353

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada)

Division: 3rd Canadian Division

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Date of Death: 1916-10-08

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CWGC Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE

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James Pickard Bell (born 17 July 1888) was the son of William and Barbara Bell, née Pickard. William was born at Castle Bolton and Barbara at Carperby, Yorkshire.

1891 Leyburn, Yorkshire Census: Station House, Railway Station - James P. Bell, aged 2 years, born Aysgarth Station, son of William and Barbara Bell.

1901 Barlby, Yorkshire Census: Barlby Road - James Pickard Bell, aged 12 years, born Aysgarth, Yorkshire, son of William and Barbara Bell.

1911 Selby, Yorkshire Census: 40, Ousegate - James Pickard Bell, aged 22 years, born Aysgarth, Yorkshire. Coal Merchant. [James, and his brother, Robert, were boarding with William Henry and Elsie Mary Owen.]

A short biography of James is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef

Photograph © IWM (113646) - caption: Private James Pickard Bell, 153353, 43rd Canadians, No. 1 Co. Grenade Section, missing Oct. 8th 1916.

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Private James Pickard BELL

Private James Pickard BELL

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Canadian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Canadian Division

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Surname: BELL

Forename(s): James Pickard

Country of Service: Canadian

Service Number: 153353

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Infantry

Unit: 43rd Bn.

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Died Date: 08/10/1916

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1919

BELL William of Flattlands Aysgarth Yorkshire died 9 April 1919 Probate York 20 November to Barbara Bell widow William Raw retired farmer and the reverend William Kiteley Wyley clerk. Effects £25368 5s. 10d.

1925

BELL Barbara of Flattlands Aysgarth Yorkshire widow died 8 April 1925 Probate York 17 June to Richard James Bell railway clerk. Effects £1445 19s. 10d.

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Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

In the Memorial Chamber are the eight ‘Books of Remembrance’ that contain the names of more than 120,000 Canadians who gave their lives in the service of Canada

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private James Pickard Bell

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private James Pickard Bell

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

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29 June 1917

BELL - Previously reported missing, now officially reported killed on October 8th 1916, or since, aged 28, James Pickard Bell, Cameron Highlanders, son of William and Barbara Bell, of Flattlands, Aysgarth, Yorkshire.

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