William Robert Bell (1890 - 1917)

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Burial / Funeral

Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 19 To 23 And 162.,
Belgium

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Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 11th Bn.

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1890 - In the year that William Robert Bell was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

1891 - At the age of just 1 year old, William was alive when on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1899 - When he was merely 9 years old, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

1907 - At the age of 17 years old, William was alive when the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

1917 - In the year of William Robert Bell's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

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William Robert Bell died on October 12, 1917 at 27 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for William. He was buried in Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 19 To 23 And 162., Belgium. He was born around 1890. We are unaware of information about William's family.

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