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James Herbert BELLHOUSE

Regimental number8433
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address14 Palmerston Road, North Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 7.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Herbert Bellhouse, 14 Palmerston Road, North Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 35th Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 9 February 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 20 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: tuberculosis
Date of death23 March 1929 Myrtle Bank, South Australia
Age at death37
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELLHOUSE James Herbert

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