George Richard Arthur BELL

4th Motor Transport Company, 

Australian Army Service Corps, AIF

Corporal, Regimental No. 13191.

Died of Illness, 1 December 1918, Somme, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: 2 October 1884 in Mackay, QLD, Australia

Father: Richard George BELL

Mother: Jane PICKWICK

Marital Status: Married

Education: Public School, NSW

Occupation: Motor Engineer


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on  25 September 1916 at Moore Park, NSW.

Address at Enlistment: C/- C. Palmer, "Talamai", Macquarie Road, Auburn, NSW.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

22 December 1916 with Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company at Melbourne, VIC on

Ship H.M.A.T. A34 "Persic".

Cause of Death: Died of Illness on 1 December 1918 while serving with 4th Motor Transport Company, Australian Army Service Corps, France at the age of 34 years.

Burial place: Villers-Brettoneux Military Cemetery, Fouilloy, France, Portion XIII, Row BB, Grave No. 1.

Next of Kin:  Wife, Mrs. E.M. Bell, Norval Street, Auburn, NSW.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 181,  Australian War Memorial;


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