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John Gibson Bell

In memory of:

Private John Gibson Bell

August 17, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

204854

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 8, 1888

Son of Richard Bell, of Holmhead, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire. Previously wounded.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HILLSIDE CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 7.

Location:

Le Quesnel is a village half-way between the towns of Roye and Boves and is just north of the main straight road from Noyon to Amiens. HILLSIDE CEMETERY is 3 kilometres north-east of the village on the north-west side of the road to Caix.

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 127 of 670
  • Photo of John Gibson Bell– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo Courtesy of John S. Brehaut
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada)submitted by Capt (ret`d) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada)submitted by Capt (ret`d) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 96th Bn (Canadian Highlanders).  Private Bell enlisted with this unit but was sent to the 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt(ret’d) Victor Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) memorial located in the village of Warvillers, France.  This memorial commemorates all members of the unit who fought and in particular those who fell during the Battle of Amiens  8-9 August 1918.   Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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