Bell, George Henry (G. H.) Photo
Rank L/Cpl.
Service # 174086
Unit # 86th, MG
Resident Blenheim
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Private George H. Bell served as Corporal with the 24th. Kent Regiment, Chatham and was chosen as a representative from this unit to attend the Tercentenary at Quebec in 1908.

Private George H. Bell trained at Niagara with the Pioneer section of the 44th Battalion until the fall of 1915, transferring then as Lance Corporal with the 86th. Machine gun Battalion, Hamilton. He proceeded overseas May 16th, 1916, but due to varicose veins and an accident causing injury to his back, he has been kept an duty in England, reverting to Private.


Sources IODE, Blenheim Freedom Library, In Khaki - Blenheim Enlistment Book, Chatham Daily Planet (16-12-1918)
Height 5' 10"
Eye Colour Blue
Age 35
Complexion Fair
Hair Brown
Race White
Birthplace South Harwich Township
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Reid and Company Electric Store, Welland, Ontario.
Average Earnings $18.00 per week
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info May 11th, 1904, Blenheim, Ontario.
When Enlisted August 2nd, 1915
Where Enlisted Welland, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $17.50 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Sara Alberta Bell, Chatham. Daughter- Miss Marjorie Bell.

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