Regimental number23/1552
Date of birth22 September 1884
Place of birthLincolnshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Bellamy, Tauwhare, Waikato
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on 8 January 1916

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. Although wounded, he assumed command of his company, displaying great courage and initiative. He set a splendid example to his men throughout the operation.'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 24 November 1916

Discharge date31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 15 September 1916.

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous details'Apparent age' at attestation stated to be 35 years 11 months.
Date of death15 September 1958 Napier
Age at death74
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 16, p. 2
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805