Maurice Hugh Lowthian Bell
Son of Sir Thomas Hugh Bell, 2nd Bt. and Maria Shield Bell
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About Sir Maurice Hugh Lowthian Bell, 3rd Bt.
He died on 17 November 1944 at age 73, unmarried.
Sir Maurice Hugh Lowthian Bell, 3rd Bt. gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment.
He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the North Riding, Yorkshire.
He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the North Riding, Yorkshire.
He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1901.
He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1916, where he was mentioned in despatches twice.
He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1916.
He was decorated with the award of Territorial Decoration (T.D.).
He held the office of High Sheriff of County Durham between 1921 and 1922.
He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Bell, of Rounton Grange, co. Yorks and Washington Hall, co. Durham [U.K., 1885] on 29 June 1931.