Samuel George Bell
- Custom House - c. 1892
- France and Flanders - 31 July 1917
- Killed in action
- Served in
- 56 Belgrave Road, Plaistow
Samuel George's story
The Tabernacle Messenger of November 1917 said that Samuel Bell was reported missing in France. It said he was a Sunday School teacher and had married Zillah Smith before going to France.
On 21 February 2013 Samuel Bell’s grand-daughter Susan Wall visited the Memorial Bells with her husband. She added the information that after Samuel Bell’s death his wife, Zillah, a piano teacher who was also a member of the church, remarried and moved out of London.
Samuel and Zillah had married not long before he joined the army and their son, George Bell (Susan’s father), was born in February 1917 while Samuel was in the army, so he never met his father. Thanks to Susan Wall for sharing this sad story.
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