Photograph courtesy of Barbara Whent.
Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 1st October 1916; age 19; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 2881
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion, attached to 4th Field Survey Coy, Royal Engineers.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert W. & Alice Bell, of 29, Holland Road, Ipswich.
1901 29, Holland Road, Ipswich.
Cyril was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Robert William Bell, 34, a Merchant’s Clerk, born Ipswich.
Alice Bell (nee Clarke), 32, born Stratford St. Mary, Essex.
Herbert Edgar Bell, 9, born Ipswich.
Harold Robert Bell, 6, born Ipswich.
Evelyn Hilda Bell, 2, born Ipswich.
1911 29, Holland Road, Ipswich.
Cyril was 14 years old, a Printing Apprentice. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Robert, 44, a Commercial Clerk.
Herbert, 19, a Grocer’s Assistant.
Harold, 16, a Printing Apprentice.
Muriel Alice Bell, 9, born Ipswich.
Harry James Bell, 7, born Ipswich.
Doris Phoebe Bell, 6, born Ipswich.
Laura Annie Bell, 1, born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Robert W. Bell – father.
Cyril with his parents and siblings.
BR: Herbert Edgar, Cyril Arthur, Evelyn, Harold
MR: Doris, father Robert William, mother Alice.
FR: Muriel Alice, Laura Annie, William Charles, Harry James
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1/4th Battalion Territorial Force: