Robert Joseph Bell

The following information is from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website and is utilised with their permission

Name: BELL, ROBERT JOSEPH
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 22
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 11/61
Additional information: Son of Robert and Rose Ann Bell of Ballyvorally, Glenavy, Co. Antrim.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, France

Sergeant Robert Joseph Bell<br />kindly provided by the family

Sergeant Robert Joseph Bell
kindly provided by the family

There is a headstone in Glenavy Parish Church of the Bell family that makes reference to Robert Joseph Bell. It reads:

Erected
by
Rose Ann Bell
in memory of husband
Robert Bell
who died 7th December 1911
aged 80 years
also our dear mother
Rose Ann Bell died on 7th December 1931 aged 69 years
also our dear brother
Robert Joseph Bell
killed in action on 1st July 1916
aged 21 years
also their eldest son
Andrew Arthur Bell
Beloved husband of
Margaret Bell
died 3rd December 1954
aged 63 years
"Gone but not forgotten"

Bell Family Grave

Bell Family Grave

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