Thomas was born August 31st in Newberry, Ontario; The son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bell of 337 Murray St., Wallaceburg. Thomas enlisted 28 August, 1942 and was stationed at No.12 BTC-Chatham. WN 8/10/42. He served in the Army as Captain for the Perth Regiment; Thomas enlisted 1st Depot AF Windsor on August 28th, 1942.
Captain Bell served in Central Mediterranean, Atea, and United Kingdom.