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Richard Henry BELLINGHAM

Regimental number52865
Date of birth8 August 1897
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeongatha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Lionel Bellingham, Leongatha, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Citizen Forces, 4 years in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date10 April 1918
Place of enlistmentLeongatha, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BELLINGHAM Richard Henry

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