Service Details
Name:
BELL
Given Name:
SYDNEY WILLIAM
Initials:
S W
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
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Unit:
8th Bn.
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Date of Death:
1916-06-14
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Date of Birth:
1882-02-25
Age:
34
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at Zillebeke (Hill 60), while on duty in the front line trench during a heavy enemy bombardment. This officer was head in the head by a piece of shrapnel and almost instantly killed. Buried behind the support trench.
Additional
Information:
Born Charlymeh, Bridgewater, Somerset, England. Served in South Africa E.E.R.E. 16 months and 3 Transvaal Mounted Rifles Natal '06. An electrical engineer by trade. ref. South African Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Commemoration
Country:
Belgium
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Locality:
Ieper, West-Vlaanderen
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Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

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