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About Edith Annie Bell R.R.C.

Date of Birth
Q4 1881

Service Number
B/1805

Birth Place
Raby Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William Thomas b 1847 and Sarah (Hartas) Bell b 1852 married Q2 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
George b1876, Mary Isabel b 1879, Dora b1889

Marriage
1930 Engaged to be married, fiancee died in 1931

Career

Service
Other

Unit
2/Reserve

Rank
Nursing Sister

Enlisted Address
Burton House, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
Victory and British War Medals Royal Red Cross

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
Nurse

Campaigns
1914-20 Served on HMHS Delta in Dardanelles, Egypt and Turkey

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Raby Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England ,1901 21 Coylton Terrace, Wincanton, Somersetshire, England (boarder),1911 17 Cricklade Road, Bishopton, Bristol, England (boarder)

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, National Archives

Notes
Had to discontinue work on HMHS Delta due to chronic seasickness Was decorated with the Royal Red Cross by the King at Buckingham Palace 24 March 1917 London Gazette 23 Feb 1917

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