Kenneth John Bell (1918 - 1940)

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Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery 7. H. 10.,
Egypt

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Service number: 4861017
Rank: Private
Regiment: Leicestershire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 2nd Bn.

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Rena Bell Lassiter

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Emma and Cread English gravesite

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James Carroll Bell

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Evelyn Bell

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Susanne Belle (Brummett) Bell

Susanne Belle (Brummett) Bell

Delbert Wiley Bell

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Edgar Bell descendants

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Georgia Bell

Georgia Bell

Joseph Thomas Bell

Joseph Thomas Bell

Henry Wesley Bell

Henry Wesley Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

Delilah Bell

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Sharon Marie Bell Rena Bell Lassiter Emma and Cread English gravesite James Carroll Bell

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1918 - In the year that Kenneth John Bell was born, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1922 - By the time he was only 4 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1924 - When he was only 6 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1927 - At the age of merely 9 years old, Kenneth was alive when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

1940 - In the year of Kenneth John Bell's passing, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

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Kenneth John Bell died on December 10, 1940 at age 22. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery 7. H. 10., Egypt. He was born around 1918. We are unaware of information about Kenneth's immediate family.

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