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
1921 Jul 29 to 18 Aug on Leave
1921 Sep 13 to 26 Sep on Leave
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 3 months
1939 Register. He is a Motor & Mechanical Engineer living at 13 Birklands Avenue , Morecambe and Heysham M.B., Lancashire, England with wife Edna
1983 Jan/Mar Died at Lancaster