|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||State School, Koorooman, Leongatha, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, F Bellingham, Leongatha, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Member, Leongatha Rifle Club (10 years)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Philip spelt Phillip|
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||33|
|Age at death from cemetery records||33|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frederick and Ellen BELLINGHAM, 'Busket Banks', Leongatha, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 32289 Gunner Ernest Adrian BELLINGHAM, 10th Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to ANZAC Advanced Base, Mudros, 18 November 1915.
Joined 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, 20 November 1915.
Disembarekd Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916; joined 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Now, 4 August 1916, reported as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 331003, 3487 Lance Corporal S. CRITTEN, D Company, 59th Bn (patient, Wharncliffe War Hospital, Sheffield, England), 8 November 1916: 'Informant states that on July 19/16 at Fleurbaix, Phil Bellingham was hit by shrapnel and died. I was with him for an hour before he died.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BELLINGHAM Philip John
Red Cross file 331003