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Elmer John Bell

In memory of:

Private Elmer John Bell

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

105820

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

August 29, 1889
Harriston, Ontario

Son of Solomon Bell and Martha Small. Brother of Norman Bell who also fought during World War I and survived.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. E. 112.

Location:

Bouchoir is a village in the Department of the Somme on the straight main road from Amiens to Roye. The BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the road nearly 2 kilometres south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Elmer John Bell
  • Newspaper clipping– The Morning Leader (Regina) - August 30, 1918
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Papers for Elmer John Bell
  • 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 57 of 670

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