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Regimental number801
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolGoodwood Public School, South Australia
AddressGoodwood Road, Goodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Jesse Bellis, Goodwood Road, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateDied of disease 17 March 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot VI. Row E, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Son of Jesse Ellen BELLIS, 87 Goodwood Road, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

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

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