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David Brown Bell

In memory of:

Sergeant David Brown Bell

August 27, 1918

Sensee, France

Military Service


Service Number:

59053

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal and Bar, Mentioned in despatches

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

August 14, 1887
Galashiels, Scotland

Enlistment:

November 14, 1914
Kingston, Ontario

Spouse of Annie Bell of Port Hope, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 13.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 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 47 of 670
  • Photo of David Bell– Book of Remembrance (A record of the men of Port Hope who 
participated in the Great War of 1914-1918)" by James A. Elliott, Chairman 
of Committee, Port Hope, Jan 1, 1919 (Transcribed by Peter Bolton 2001)

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