Source: 116th Excel sheet by Mark Carmichael re. soldiers of 116th that served with the 18th Battalion.
Family Search: When Ransom Bell was born on 21 September 1893, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Bell, was 23 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Barker, was 21. He lived in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as farm labourer in Manchester, Durham, Ontario, Canada. He died on 21 September 1962, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ontario, Canada.