BELL, Norman Matau
(Service number 7/ 11)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Sergeant


Date 29 October 1890 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date 3 August 1914 Age 23
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Law clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Elizabeth Bell (mother), 1 Constitution St, Dunedin
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Lyttelton Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian 1914, 1915; Gallipoli 1915
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 20 July 1915 Age
Place of Death At sea, HMHS Sicilia ex Gallipoli
Cause Died from dysentery
Memorial or Cemetery Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Vemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Memorial Reference 71
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Mrs Elizabeth Bell and George Bell


Cenotaph Sep 2013

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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