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Bell, Errol Stewart, Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Occupation: bank clerk. Military Service, Private, Reg. No. McGill 205, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Great doings in the Company. [John] Jones (later killed) promoted to Serg., [Andrew Amos] Dove (later killed) to Corp., [E. S.] Bell (later killed) one stripe,” 3:17 Jun ’16.
Additional Biographical Information
Pte. Errol Stewart Bell, a bank clerk before the war, enlisted with the 2nd University Company in June 1915. After he arrived in France and joined the PPCLI, he fought at the battles of Sanctuary Wood and Flers-Courcelette, where he was wounded 15 September 1916. Pte. Bell, not yet 22 years of age, was killed at the Battle of Passchendaele on 30 October 1917.
Date of Death: 30 October 1917. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Ypres (now Ieper), West Flanders, Belgium. Memorial Reference: Panel 10.