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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: New Zealand Field Artillery (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 27/07/1889
Died: 17/06/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery
  Comines-Warneton, Hainaut
Grave Ref: VI. B. 1.
CWGC Casualty 164949
Strand Military Cemetery is 13 Kms south of Ieper town centre, on the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate, Mesen and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. The cemetery lies on the N365, 4 Kms beyond Mesen and immediately before the village of Ploegsteert on the left hand side of the road.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 1 Coagh
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 New Zealand Cenotaph Details of Private John Edward Bell including photo
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023