Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Bell

In memory of
Private
James Bell
July 15, 1916
Ypres, Belgium

Military Service:

Service Number:
101472
Age:
31
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Division:
49th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
October 23, 1884 Dundee, Scotland
Enlistment:
October 5, 1915 Edmonton, Alberta

Brother of Robert Bell, of Dundee Saw Mills, Dundee, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 53 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND , Belgium
Grave Reference:
VI. B. 9.
Location:
RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyan. Mircoform Sequence 8; Volume Number 31829_B016718; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 152 Page 99 of 670
  • Photo of James Bell
  • Newspaper Clipping – GRAND PRAIRIE HERALD MAY 22 1917
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground – The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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