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His mother, Mrs. Jane Bellingham of Mirboo North, Victoria
Mirboo North, Victoria 1/3/1916
Age 26 years, 5'4", 9 stone 10, blue eyes and light brown hair.
He was missing in action 28/2/1917 at Armentieres & reported to have been killed on that date.
He was buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery Armentieres France
He was associated with Mardan, Victoria
He attended Mardan State School
1/3/16 He enlisted in Mirboo North
20/6/16 He embarked Melbourne on 'HMTS Runic'
10/8/16 He disembarked Plymouth
20/8/16 He was admitted to hospital with influenza from typhoid
3/9/16 He was discharged from hospital
22/11/16 He went to France from Southhampton
28/2/17 He was missing in action
3/3/17 He was reported killed in action.
His Mother and Father Mr. H Bellingham lived in 706 Inkerman Rd Malvern
His effects consisted of 3x Kit stores, 2 shirts, pair shorts, testament, House wife, book no 12, a purse, a wallet, letters, cards, photos, housewife, shaving brush, metal ring, metal watch, strap, sticking plaster
He had a policy with The Mutual and Life and Citizens Assurance Co Ltd
Samuel was the uncle of Tom and Bill Bellingham of the 2/22nd Battalion who were killed in New Britain in New Guinea at the Gasmata Massacre in March 1942
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BELLINGHAM, Samuel Mercer
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