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Albert Gordon Bell

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Albert Gordon Bell

July 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

406668

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 27, 1895

Son of John and Ida Ann Bell, of Glanford, Ontario. Gold Medallist, Canada Business College, Hamilton,

Commemorated on Page 199 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

1914. I. B. 15.

Location:

Loos (Loos-en-Gohelle) is a village to the north of the road from Lens to Bethune. From Lens, take the N43 towards Bethune. Arriving at Loos, turn right at CWGC sign post. The LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre from Loos Church in the southern part of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Letter p.1– Page 1 of a letter dated Aug 10th 1917 from Lieutenant W. Gilson, Signaling Officer 1st Battalion, describing the circumstances surrounding the death of Privates Forrester and Bell on July 29th, 1917.
  • Letter p.2
  • Letter p.3

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