In Memory Of

BELL, WILLIAM DOUGLAS

Service Details
Age:
23
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
542670V
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
9 Sqdn.
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Date of Death:
1944-10-25
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
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
O. 87.
Cemetery:
ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Son of Henry Douglas Bell and Mary Agnes Bell, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.