Service Details
Name:
BELL
Given Name:
WILLIAM DOUGLAS
Initials:
W D
Service No:
542670V
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
9 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-10-25
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Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Crashed in sea off Alexandria, in Supermarine Spitfire Mk VC #EF694. Lt Bell had been sent up at night as the target for a radar guided search light to be tested upon
Additional
Information:
Son of Henry Douglas Bell and Mary Agnes Bell, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
O. 87.

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