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  • Photograph was published on 30th April 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the husband of Frances Annie (née Woodward) Bell and the father of Lily Frances, William and Lois Bell. In 1911 they lived at 8 Willoughby Place Lenton Nottingham.
He was a railway stoker.
01 Jul 1916
27
767886 - CWGC Website
265489
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Ernest Bell, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles). He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, on 1st July 1916, he has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial
Nottingham Evening Post ‘In Memoriam’ (abridged) 30 April 1917: ‘Private E Bell, 9 Rancliffe Terrace, Pym Street, Nottingham. July 1st killed in action.’
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  • Photograph was published on 30th April 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Erenst Bell - Photograph was published on 30th April 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918