Callum C M Bell

Callum C. M. Bell was born in Trinidad, British West Indies in 1900. As of the Census records dating from 1911, Bell was living with his sister Esther Hannah Bell, aged 40; as well as two servants, one nurse and one housemaid/cook; and resided at Nook Hillfoot Road, Woolton.

According to the Local paper Second Lieutenant Callum C C M Bell son of Mr & Mrs H H Bell of Eskdale ,Hunts Cross was educated at Birkenhead School and was prominent in Rugby, Football , Cricket. and Entered Father’s ( H H Bell) solicitor’s business ( Bells building , South John St Liverpool) and later enters the OTC and was later accepted into the Royal Air Force as a cadet where he was granted his commission. Callum was a member of Garston Congregational Church which Mr H H Bell and Mr W J Bell (his uncle) are deacons and was in the senior class in the Sunday school. The Rev J Price of Brewood Staffs who was the preacher at the Congregational Church made a touching reference to the sad accident which had brought sorrow to many in the church.

Second Lieutenant Callum C.M. Bell served in the Royal Air Force and died due to the left wing of his aeroplane falling off, causing a crash in France on 16 August 1918.

Remembered with Honour Halewood
(St Nicholas Churchyard)