Harry BELLESINI

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BELLESINI, Harry

Service Number: 562
Enlisted: 18 February 1915, Enlisted at Eaglehawk, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Marist Brothers' College, Bendigo, Australia
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Died of wounds - shell wounds to the chest, head and wrist, At sea on board HSNZ Maheno, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 18 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 65 Commemorated on:- Marist Brothers' Honour Roll, RSL Museum, Bendigo; Myers Bendigo,Roll of Honour and in the Eaglehawk Cemetery, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Myers Employees Roll of Honor, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 562, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Eaglehawk, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 562, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 562, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
18 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 562, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Multiple SW to head, chest and wrist. Evacuated to CCS however died same day aboard HSNZ Maheno. Buried at sea.

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Harry BELLESINI was born in Eaglehawk, Victoria in 1893

His parents were Andrew BELLESINI & Esther PARSLOW

His brother Joseph Bellesini (SN 2699)  died of wounds on 13 March 1917 while serving with the 7th Battalion and another brother Andrew Bellesini (SN 2563) who returned to Australia in 1919

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