Second Lieutenant Donald S Bell, VC

Second Lieutenant Donald S Bell, VCFor most conspicuous bravery at Horseshoe Trench on 5th July I916.

During an attack a very heavy enfilade fire was opened on the attacking company by an hostile machine gun. Second Lieutenant Bell immediately, and on his own initiative, crept up a communication trench and then, followed by Corporal Colwill and Private Batey, rushed across the open under very heavy fire and attacked the machine gun, shooting the firer with his revolver and destroying gun and personnel with bombs.