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John Bell

In memory of:

Private John Bell

October 22, 1918

Vancouver, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

706985

Age:

47

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Division:

103rd Battalion

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1871
Cambushnethan, Lanark, Scotland

Enlistment:

February 19, 1916
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of the late Charles and Sarah Jane Bell (nee Stratton); husband of Louisa Bell and father of Edith, of Victoria, British Columbia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45. 3. 12.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave of 706985 Pvt. John Bell who served with the 47th Battn. & Canadian Army Medical Corps. C.E.F. Born in Cambushnethan Lanark Scotland on May 23rd 1971.  He listed himself as a "Widower" at the time of his enlistment in the 103rd Battn. (Replacement) at Victoria BC on Feb. 19th 1916. John listed 4 years prior military service with the Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders (British Army) he listed his occupation as "Coal Miner"  He died in Vancouver BC on Oct. 22 1918 at the age of 55.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the section where 706985 Pvt. John Bell is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Vancouver Mountain View Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 706985 Pvt. John Bell is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC

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