CEF Soldier Detail

Private Edgar Bell
Died: September 16, 1956

Regimental Number:
201117
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
1st Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Company:
Place of Birth:
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
George Bell, father. Hampsthwaite, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
February 12, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Shoe Merchant
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
October 4, 1915
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
34 1/4 Inches
Expansion:
2 3/4 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded November 12, 1916 at Berthonval Wood
Date of Death:
September 16, 1956
Age at Death:
68
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
95th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Lance-Corporal Canadian Infantry 95th Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Casualty Assembly Centre
Corporal Canadian Infantry 95th Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Infantry 95th Battalion A Company

Son of George Bell and Mary Ann Bell (nee Swale); husband of Ethel Elizabeth Bell (nee Adkins) married June 9, 1919

The gunshot wound that he suffered on November 12, 1916 resulted in shortening of his left upper arm by 1". Discharged October 31, 1917 Medically Unfit