BELL, Archibald
(Service number 80046)

Aliases Archie
First Rank Last Rank


Date 16 May 1893 Place of Birth Stirling, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 11 October 1917 Age 24 years
Address at Enlistment Woodstock, Waimate
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr W. BELL (father), Woodstock, Waimate
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 8 January 1968 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 717
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Archibald Bell, known as Archie, was the eldest son of William and Ellen Taylor (née Raitt). He was drawn in the ballot and enlisted on 11 October 1917. His brother, George Edison Bell, served in World War I.


NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 March 2020]; Waimate Old Cemetery record. [22 March 2020]

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