John Bellingham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/11542
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 19.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Falkirk
  • Address: 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Oiler, Walton Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Letitia Bellingham, 5 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Bellingham, 5 Milnbank Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Thomas

  • Spouse:

    Annie Bellingham, 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Christina, born 21.01.1910, John, born 02.05.1912, Elizabeth, born 05.09.1913 & Patrick, born 02.05.1915

More about John Bellingham

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Thomas Bellingham, 11344, 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action, 21.03.1915.

John Bellingham   S/11542   Black Watch

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

Mr Bellingham, 5 Milnbank Road, Dundee, has just been informed of the death at the front of his son, Pte. John Bellingham, Black Watch.  John was posted missing about ten months ago, but he is reported to have been killed on that date.

A brother, Pte. Tom Bellingham, H.L.I., who came over from India with his regiment, was killed over two years ago.  John was previously employed as an oiler in Walton Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 28th August 1917

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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