Hugh Francis Bell (1923 - 1970)

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Birthplace: Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Death: Died
Managed by: Simon Leech
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About Hugh Francis Bell

Sir Hugh Francis Bell, 4th Bt. was born on 7 December 1923 at Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.

He was the son of Reverend Hugh Lowthian Bell and Frances Helena Morkill.

He married, firstly, Mary Helen Mathieson, daughter of Archibald Mathieson, on 17 October 1947.

He and Mary Helen Mathieson were divorced in 1958.1

He married, secondly, Dr. Mary Howson, daughter of George Howson, on 11 August 1959.

He died on 6 August 1970 at age 46.

Sir Hugh Francis Bell, 4th Bt. was educated at Bryanston School, Blandford, Dorset, England. He fought in the Second World War.

He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Baronet Bell, of Rounton Grange, co. Yorks and Washington Hall, co. Durham [U.K., 1885] on 17 November 1944.

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December 7, 1923
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Age 34
August 6, 1970
Age 46