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Name: Stewart Sutherland BELL
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: S S Service No.: 72939
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 27
Unit: 'A' Company, 15th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, 10th December 1915, as a Territorial.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co Durham.
Home Address: 5 Stanhope Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 23rd March 1918
Place of Death: Number 32 Casualty Clearing Station, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Battle of St Quentin, France, 21st - 23rd March 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Roye New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 4, 11th May 1918.
Family Details:
Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Bell, of 5 Stanhope Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Married Sarah at St Anne's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, August 1913. Two children, Robert William, born 14th February 1909 and Stewart Sutherland, bore 7th September 1915, both born at Norfolk Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne. Stewart had four sisters, one brother and his mother, who all resided at 2 St Anne's Row, City Road, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Notes : Mobilised on 14th July 1917. Sent overseas to France with the British Expeditionary Force, 5th December 1917.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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