Arthur Edmund Bell, KOYLI & RAF

1898 Apr 4. Born May Terrace, Gawthorpe, Yorkshire

1901 census at Chancery Lane Leeds Road May Terrace, Ossett Cum Gawthorpe

1911 census at 3 Swithenbank Road Gawthorpe Ossett

1918 Apr 18. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts., with effect from dates shown, against their names: —York. L.I.— Arthur Edmund Bell.

1918 Jul 17.Silver War Badge eligible. Yorks. L.I. Temp. 2nd Lt. A. E. Bell relinquishes his commission on account of ill health.

1920 Oct 25. Joined ADRIC with service no 884. Posted to B Coy

1922 Jan 24 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Nov 14. Enlists as AC2 in RAF. Forfeiture of his war medals, see MIC, for a civil felony conviction

1923 Dec 30. Taken into Civil custody. Sentenced to 6 months, but I am unclear if it was cancelled or not

1983 Jan/Mar Died at Lancaster

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