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3595861   Corporal Patrick Bell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 16th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 27/09/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Summary      
Patrick William Bell was the aon of James and Helen Bell. He was born about 1908. Patrick was married to Elizabeth Bell. They had a son. They lived in Carlisle. Corporal Patrick William Bell was serving with the 16th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry when he was killed in action on 27th September 1944. He was 36 years old. He had sisters and brothers who lived in Drumullan and Cookstown.
Further Information
Patrick William Bell was the aon of James and Helen Bell. He was born about 1908.
Patrick was married to Elizabeth Bell. They had a son. They lived in Carlisle.
Corporal Patrick William Bell was serving with the 16th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry when he was killed in action on 27th September 1944. He was 36 years old.
From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 28th October 1944: Roll of Honour Killed in Action
BELL - September 1944, killed in action in Egypt, Corporal Patrick William Bell. Deeply regretted by his wife and son, Carlisle, England; also sisters and brothers, Drumullan and Cookstown.
He had sisters and brothers who lived in Drumullan and Cookstown.
Corporal Patrick is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, near Rimini in Italy. His inscription reads: HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. GOD REST HIS SOUL. LOVING WIFE, SON, FATHER & MOTHER-IN-LAW.
The CWGC record Corporal Patrick Bell as the son of James and Helen Bell. He is also recorded as the husband of Elizabeth Bell of Carlisle.
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References and Links
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1 Durham Records Office Photo of Corporal Patrick Bell - not digitised. Ref: D/DLI 2/16/4
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Corporal Patrick Bell's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2021