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Regimental number3754
Place of birthWatchem, Victoria
SchoolState School, Watchem, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressOrient Hotel, Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Belleville, Orient Hotel, Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26-27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death26-27 September 1917
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 11), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John P. and Mary A. BELLEVILLE. Native of Watchem, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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