Sapper Bellamy

Sapper Arthur Edward Bellamy. 669792

10th Battalion Canadian Engineers

Born: November 27th 1891
Next of Kin: Emma Bellamy 110 Margetts Road, Kempston, Bedford England (Mother)
Trade or Calling: Acetylene Welder
Status: Not Married
Emigrated to Canada at sometime before February 17th 1916
Address (Canada) 262 Salem Avenue Toronto Ontario

Declaration of Attestation and Enlistment – February 17th 1916
Joined 166tn Battalion on Enlistment

In hospital 27/05/16 to 01/06/16 at Ex.Camp Toronto with influenza
Will made on September 15th 1916
Embarked from Halifax 12th or 13th October 1916 on SS ‘Olympic’ arrived Liverpool 19th October 1916

Transferred to 12th Reserve Battalion 08/01/1917
Taken on strength of 12th Reserve Battalion 09/01/1917

Transferred to 124th Canadian Pioneer Battalion 05/02/1917
Taken on strength of 124th Canadian Pioneer Battalion 07/02/1917

Embarked to France 09/03/1917 arrived Boulogne 11/03/1917

In hospital (12th Canadian Field Ambulance) 20/12/1917 to 29/12/1917 with Myalgia

Granted 14 days leave to England 23/04/1918
Granted 1 Good Conduct Badge 27/04/1918

Transferred to 10th Battalion Canadian Engineers 29/05/1918

Burns to head and right fore arm 21/07/1918 taken into C.C.S (Casualty Clearing Station) 21/07/1918
Transferred to 16th General Hospital at Le Treport 23/07/1918 (Le Treport on the Channel coast 20 miles NE of Le Havre)
Invalided injured from 16th General Hospital to C.E.R (Canadian Engineers Reinforcement) Depot Seaford England 02/08/1918

Died (Drowned) when HM Transport ‘Warilda’ (an ambulance transport) was torpedoed and sunk 03/08/1918 between Le Harve and Southampton

107 patients and 7 crew killed or drowned

AGE 26

Memorial medal given to families

Memorial medal given to families