The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Bell
First Name:
Albert James
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9063
Company:
‘D’ Company
DOB:
19.08.1918
Place of Birth:
Boulder, Western Australia
Father's Name:
James Robert Bell
Mothers's Name:
Mabel Bell
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 22.
Cause of Death:
Kllled by mortar fire during escape bid
Place of Death:
Johore Straits
Date of Death:
14.02.1942

General Description

Soldier was reported missing from 9/2/1942. He was thought to have been killed 14/2/1942.

 

From West Australian Death Notices.

‘BELL – ANNEAR – In memory of two of our Mates, Bell and Dudley of Don Company, 2/4th M.G. Battalion, killed in action February 14 1942.  Inserted by Blue Semple and Cliff Webb.’

 

Bell 2

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