Archibald Sydney Richard James BELLINGER

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BELLINGER, Archibald Sydney Richard James

Service Number: 442
Enlisted: 30 June 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Millicent, South Australia, 17 February 1888
Home Town: Millicent, Wattle Range, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 20 July 1916, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), MillicentM*
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World War 1 Service

30 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 442, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 442, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 442, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Born:  17 February 1888 in Millicent, South Australia
(Birth Records South Australia 1842 - 1906 Book: 413 Page: 306 District: Gre.)

Father Arthur Hermann BELLINGER and  Mother Annie Bellinger (nee BATEMAN)
living in Millicent, South Australia.

 

Described on enlisting as

30/6/1915       Enlisted in Adelaide, South Australia

18/11/1915     Embarked from Outer Harbour, Port Adelaide, South Australia
                      on board HMAT Geelong A2, for Suez, Egypt

His battalion relocated to the Western Front, France, during June 1916.

19/7/1916       Wounded in action, during the Battle of Fromelles

20/7/1916       Later died of these wounds  (aged 33 years)
buried in:        Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France

His name is located at panel 119 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial
Canberra, ACT.

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Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  30/1/2015.  Lest we forget.

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