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Private 2560

59th Battalion

Carlton, Victoria

His father, Frederick Bellingham of Leongatha, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 22/6/1915

Age 30 years' 7 months, 5'8 ½ " 10 stone 10 pounds, brown eyes and dark brown hair.

A single man

Church of England


He was killed in action on 19/7/1916 at Fleurbaix in the battle of Fromelles.

He was a member of the Bellingham family, a pioneering family of the area. He lived at Boorool, Victoria

He is on the Koorooman East Honour Roll
His name is on the memorial at VC Corner Cemetery Fromelles
He attended Boorool School
He was in the rifle club for 10 years
28/8/15 He embarked Melbourne
18/11/15 He went to Mudros on Lemnos
He was at first in the 7th Battalion in Egypt and Gallipoli
4/3/16 He transferred to 59th at Tel-el-kebir
13/6/16 Embarked in Alexandria
29/6/16 Disembarked Marseilles
His father Mr. F Bellingham of �Busket Banks� Leongatha wrote for information
A copy of the letter is on page 15 of his file

His effects consisted of a balaclava, knife, books, bag handle lock
8/9/16 His death reported in The Great Southern Star.



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