2465 Edgar Marcham BELLIS

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Broodseinde

Hospitalised sick twice

Promoted to Corporal

Summary of Corporal Bellis WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
12th September 1918 Australia Discharged
21st March 1918 Australia Disembarked Melbourne
30th January 1918 England Returned to Australia on A14 Euripides
8th December  1917 England Discharged from 1st Auxiliary Hospital to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
30th November 1917 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
11th October 1917 England Admitted to Bath Military Hospital
10th October 1917 France Embarked to England on HS Warilda
6th October 1917 France Admitted 3rd Stationary Hospital Rouen
4th October 1917 Belgium Wounded in Action – gunshot wound fractured left elbow
4th August 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
26th June 1917 France Promoted to Lance Corporal
14th May 1917 France Re-joined unit
9th May 1917 England Proceeded overseas from Folkestone
4th April 1917 England Marched in to Draft Depot from No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
15th March 1917 England Discharged from Bath Hospital
28th November 1916 England Admitted Bath War Hospital
27th November 1916 France Embarked at Le Havre for England on HS Asturias – sprained ankle
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
21st February 1916 Egypt Re-joined unit
17th February 1916 Egypt Transferred to hospital, sick
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
28th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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