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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Bell

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant James Bell

August 2, 1943

Red Deer, Alberta

Military Service


Service Number:

R/93729

Age:

51

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

March 25, 1892
Glasgow, Scotland

Enlistment:

April 10, 1941
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of John and Jane Bell. Husband of Martha Martina Bell, of Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 135 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 208. Grave 20.

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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