Alfred James Bell (MSM)

Name

Alfred James Bell (MSM)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

24/02/1919
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Serjeant Major
WR/501652
Royal Engineers
Inland Water Transport

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Meritorious Service Medal

Cemetery/Memorial

BUSHEY (ST. JAMES) CHURCHYARD
Spec. Memorial.
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Alfred James Bell, born in Poplar in 1889, was the son of Allan and Mary Ann Bell in a family of five children, two of whom died during childhood. He was married,

Wartime Service

He served as Sergeant Major WR/501652 with Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. He died on 24 February 1919, aged 29 and was buried in Bushey churchyard, where he is commemorated on a Commonwealth Grave Commission gravestone.

Additional Information

Born in London. Son of Allan and Mary Bell; husband of Lilian Edith Bell, of 13, Park Rd., Bushey. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild