Son of Richard Bell and Sarah, née Robinson who married on 11 June 1881 in Eggleston. Brother of Margaret Ann Robinson (1879), William Benders (1883), Florence Jane (1885), Lilly May (1886), Henry (Harry) (1889 or 1888?) [see separate entry on the database],Richard Maurice (1890) and Sarah Jane (1892). Harry married Ellen Elizabeth Wooton, who died in 1983. The couple had a daughter called Winifred.
Possibly awarded the Military Medal. More evidence needed.