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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Daniel Bell

 

Able Seaman, Higher Submarine Detector, 4078, RCN

 

Born: 25 Oct 1922, Medicine Hat, Alberta

 

Died: 09 May 1945, Saint John, New Brunswick

 

Book of Remembrance

 

BELL, Daniel, AB, 4078, RCN, died - 09 May 1945, HMCS MILLTOWN - Son of Charles Edward and Ruth (Janes) Bell; brother Constance Jenkins, Medicine Hat, AB; Gladys Sanderson, Regina, SK; Daisy Hudson, New Westminster, BC; and William J. Bell of Saskatoon, SK

 

Able Seaman Daniel Bell enlisted on January 18, 1940, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan as a boy seaman. He was a general labourer prior to enlistment. AB Bell was involved with an end of war party at Saint John during which he consumed a fair amount of alcohol, plus another substance so that the board of inquiry was unable to determine the nature or source of death.

 

AB Bell is buried in the Hillside Cemetery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS SANS PEUR - Served in Sans Peur 17 Jul 1941 - 30 Sep 1941 as an OS, RCN

HMCS DAWSON - Served in Dawson 05 Oct 1941 - 14 Oct 1941 as an OS, RCN

HMCS KELOWNA - Served in Kelowna 13 Nov 1941 - 15 Mar 1942 as an OS / AB, RCN. Rated AB 18 Dec 1941

HMCS SANS PEUR - Served in Sans Peur 13 Apr 1942 - 19 Aug 1942 as an AB, RCN

HMCS STAR - Served in Star 26 Aug 1942 - 08 Nov 1942 as an AB, RCN

HMCS DAWSON - Served in Dawson 12 Feb 1943 - 17 Aug 1943 as an AB, RCN

HMCS GIVENCHY (depot ship) - 18 Aug 1943

HMCS WOLF - Served in Wolf 19 Aug 1943 - 02 Sep 1943 as an AB, RCN

HMCS GIVENCHY (depot ship) - Served in Givenchy 03 Sep 1943 - 09 Nov 1943 as an AB, RCN

HMCS FRONTENAC - Served in Frontenac 14 Dec 1943 - 15 May 1944 as an AB, RCN

HMCS MILLTOWN - Served in Milltown 19 Nov 1944 - 28 Feb 1945 - 09 May 1945 as an AB, RCN

 

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(1-2) Service Engagement forms  (3-6 ) Certificate of Service

 

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