CEF Soldier Detail

Lance Corporal Henry George Bellinger
Died: January 8, 1915

Regimental Number:
1264
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Winchester, Hants
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Mary Ann Bellinger (wife), General Delivery, Ottawa
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 20, 1878
Trade or Calling:
Tailor
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Date of Enlistment:
September 12, 1914
Age at enlistment:
36
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Vierstraat
Date of Death:
January 8, 1915
Age at Death:
36
Buried at:
Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Idaho, Belgium
Plot:
III. K. 3.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 630-79
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in September 1914 [ an Original]. Killed at Vierstraat January 8, 1915.

Father of Mrs. Mildred Pollock (formerly Bellinger), of 14, Devonshire Avenue, Brantford, Ontario.

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One of the two men killed by enemy shell fire 8 Jan 1915. L/Cpl Bellinger, and Pte Fry were the first fatal casualties of the Regiment on the Western Front. ( source " With the Patricia`s In Flanders 1914-1918 Then & Now " By Stephen K. Newman Pg. 34)