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52340: Photographs and documents relating to David Bell

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posted on 2024-02-23, 10:09 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

David Bell was my wife's Great grandfather, Killed at Arras 11th April 1917.The man with the horse and cart is his grown up son.


Editor's Comment:
Family photograph including Pte. Bell; Letter from his Platoon officer (2nd Lieut. Alexander Ferguson) informing the family of his death, sent 14th April 1917; transcript of battalion War Diary from 12th April 1917, noting casualties (among whom was Lt. Ferguson, wounded).


Private S/18613 David Bell, 11th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action 11th April 1917, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial. The 11th Bn., part of the 15th (Scottish) Division, were taking part in the First Battle of the Scarpe, the first phase of the Arras Offensive.

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9390.cpd| 6455.jpg|GWA_5502_D_Bell___Family_WW1.jpg 6456.jpg|GWA_5503_D._Bell_letter.jpg 6457.doc|GWA_5504_Transcript_of_War_Diary_12th_April.doc 6458.doc|GWA_5505_Bell_D.doc 6459.jpg|GWA_5506_horse_and_cart.jpg

Subject

Bell, David

Date

August 1914 - April 1917

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

14/04/1917 | 30/04/1918

Source

Multiple

Medium

Mixed

Type

Multiple

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Number of Pages

5

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Mr. C Alexander

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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