Lieutenant Andrew L. Bell
SAC 1906-1910

Lieutenant Andrew Leslie Bell was born September 1, 1891, son of Andrew and Louisa Leslie Bell of Montreal, Quebec. He entered Upper Canada College in 1902 and attended St. Andrew's College from 1906 to 1910.  He later received a Bachelor of Engineering and worked as a cement tester and chemist with J. G. White and Co, New York City from 1910-1911, as Chief Inspector and Tester with the Montreal Tramway Co. from 1912-1913, and then was with the Phoenix Constructions Co, of Salt Lake City, Utah in 1913.

He was a member of the Active Militia when he enlisted on October 1, 1914 with the 10th Battalion (Alberta Regiment). He was killed in action at Langemarck in the Battle of Ypres on April 22nd, 1915 at the age of 22. While his grave is unknown, his name is recorded on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium (Panel 24 - 28 - 30). It bears the names of 55,000 men who were lost without trace during the defence of the Ypres Salient in the First World War.

  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Andrew Bell. This page also contains a link to his commemoration on Page 5 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
  • Scanned copies of Attestation Papers - Front - Back