Sergeant Adam Bell, D.C.M.

Sergeant Adam Jackson Bell, D.C.M., 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He was killed in action in France on the 3rd of May 1917 during the Battle of Arras and is buried in Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux, Arras, France. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal on the 31st May 1916 ” For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He covered a working part with his bombers under very heavy trench mortar and bomb fire, moving fearlessly about giving encouragement. When his relief arrived after five hours he voluntarily remained behind to help”. The photos show troops during the Battle.

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