WILLIAM JAMES SHELTON BELL 1892–1965
Born 5th November 1892, Hull
Married in 1916 to Mildred Green in Nottingham, son Lawrence born 1920
Died 1965 in Ilford, Essex, age 72
Age 8 living at Sculcoates, Hull, with widowed grandmother Mary Clay and mother Mary Bell, also a widow.
Living at 169, Carlton Road, Nottingham with uncle Walter Gower, a greengrocer, and aunt Eliza Ann. William is a french polisher in a cabinet works.
Service Number: 84326
Military Unit: 158th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 1.11.16
Height 5ft 9ins
8.6.16: Posted, rank Gunner
29.7.16: Acting Bombardier
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent
Tenuous connection with Radcliffe. Address in 1919: 36 Birrell Road, Nottingham
Address: Bridlington Street, Nottm
Employment: Painter and decorator, Henry Walker, Carlton
Household: wife Mildred, son Lawrence
Address: 94 Roll Gardens, Ilford, Essex
Household: living with wife Mildred born 21st April 1893
Mildred is in the Air Raid Precautions Casualty service.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Living in Radcliffe on Trent 1918