Major Delvine Bell
MC (1917) MB ChB (1911 Ed)
22 Oct 1888 [Boston Lincs] – 3 Nov 1942 [Royal Victoria Hospital Netley]
Graduated MB Edinburgh in 1911. Held the appointments of Resident House Surgical Officer, Schiff House, and House Surgeon Swansea General and Eye Hospital.
5 Oct 1914 Lieutenant RAMC Temporary Commission.
Dec 1914 – Oct 1915 Served with the British Expeditionary Force France.
Nov 1915 – 1919 Served at Salonica.
5 Oct 1915 Temporary Captain RAMC.
1 Jan 1917 Lieutenant RAMC Permanent Regular Army Commission.
5 Apr 1918 Captain RAMC.
1919–1931 Served in India.
5 Oct 1926 Major RAMC.
1934 Served in Egypt (invalided).
3 Sep1935 Arrived from England.
Mar 1936 Took over the command of 30 Coy RAMC on the resignation of Maj Peter Adam Stewart who left on account of urgent private affairs.
1 Aug 1936 Left for Egypt.
1936–1938 Specialist in Operative Surgery Citadel Military Hospital Cairo.
3 Oct 1938 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.
1939 Surgical Specialist Royal Victoria Hospital Netley, and The Queen Alexandra Hospital Millbank.
1939–1949 Commanding Officer 1 Field Ambulance BEF France.
27 May 1941 T/Colonel L/RAMC.
1940–1942 Assistant Director Medical Services HQ 3 Div.
- Entry No: 937. Drew R. 1968. Commissioned Offices in the Medical Services of the British Army 1690—1960. Vol. II. Roll of Officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1898–1960, London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
- Succession Books Vol XXIV, Returns of statement of service of RAMC Officers.
- The Services. Casualties in the Medical Services, Br Med J (1942), p 681 (Published 5 December 1942).