Private Horace Bellamy

Army Number: 19776

Battalion: 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn and lived at Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Bellamy, of 14, Featherstone Avenue, Worksop. He was a coal miner at Manton Colliery, Worksop prior to enlisting September 1914 at Worksop. He served in Gallipoli during 1915 with the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He was transferred to the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and went to France¬† He was killed in action 31st October 1916, whilst the battalion was at “F” Camp, near Montauban, France during the Battle of the Somme.

 

Private Horace Bellamy

Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Horace Bellamy is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Worksop War Memorial, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary and St. Cuthbert’s Priory Church War Memorial, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Manton Colliery War Memorial (St. Mary and St. Cuthbert’s Priory Church), Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.