Captain John William White-Bell

Regiment: Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 24/11/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 09/09/1916
Age at death: 35
Cemetery: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France
Plot: II. G. 7.
Information: Captain John William White-Bell, Royal Munster Fusiliers, was killed in action at Ginchy on September 9th, 1916, in his 35th year. He joined the 5th Royal Munster Fusiliers in 1898, and served with the Leinster Regiment through the South African War, for his services in which he was awarded the Queen's Medal and the King's Medal with two clasps. He retired in 1913 and was in Canada when the present war broke out, but at once returned and rejoined the R.M.F. as Captain. He was the only son of the Rev. Canon and Mrs. White-Bell, Cappamore, Glebe, Co. Limerick, and brother of Mrs. McD. Parr, wife of Major W.R. McD. Parr. Captain Bell married, in 1915, Mabel, third daughter of the late James Ramsey-Williams, of Rhudaullt, Fawr, Carnarvon, W. Wales.