Private, 56th Pioneer Inf. Co. E; of New Hanover County; son of C. F. and Mrs. Lillie Bell. Husband of Mrs. Flossie Bell. Entered service Aug. 8, 1918, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 16, 1918. In A. of O. 3 months. Returned to USA May, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Merritt, N. J., May, 1919.