Soldier – Bell, Alfred – Died from Chest and Shoulder Wounds (picture)

November 1918

Mexborough & Swinton Times, November 23, 1918

Private Alfred Bell
West Riding Regiment

Private Alfred Bell, 59, Loversall Street, Denaby main, died of wounds on November 13 in France.

He was single, aged 24, and enlisted last April went to France in September. He was formerly employed at Cadeby.

His mother has received a message of sympathy from the reverent S.P.Sykes, written from the 59th casualty clearing station. This chaplain says that private Bell was admitted on the 13th. With wounds in the chest and shoulder, and died the same night. He was buried in the vicinity.

His brother private. John T Bell, is serving in India, and a brother-in-law, private George Moore is a prisoner in Germany.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 40333
Died 13/11/1918
2nd/4th Bn.
Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Son of Mr. A. Bell, of 59, Loversall St., Denaby Main, Rotherham.


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