Andrew Henry Bellas AWMM
Also known as
WWI 3/736 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 54 Dalrymple Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs Elizabeth Wright (mother), 22 Saint Peter's Road, Stockton-on-Tees, England AWMM
Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 7" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
138 lb AWMM
- Other, WWI AWMM
Nature of Injury: Ampt. left leg
Percent of disability: 50
Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
Disembarked Suez, 23 July 1915.
Joined NZ Auxiliary Hospital, Moascar, 25 January 1916.
Transfererd to NZ General Hospital, Cairo, 21 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 9 June 1916; disembarked Southampton, England, 19 June 1916.
On command, No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 28 June 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 August 1916; joined No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, in the field, 21 September 1916.
Wounded in action, and admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 22 September 1916 (gun shot wound, arm and foot); transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, 29 September 1916, and then to England same day; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 30 September 1916; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 25 November 1916.
Classifed by NZ Medical Board and placed on NZ Roll, 17 January 1917.
Transferred to No 1 NZ General hospital, Brockenhurst, 3 February 1917; to Roehampton Hospital, 2 April 1917; to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 3 May 1917; discharged to sick leave, 5 May 1917; admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 21 May 1917; discharged to sick leave, 6 July 1917; admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital from leave, 27 October 1917.
Found guilty, 8 January 1918, of overstaying leave: forfeited 5 days' pay under Royal Warrant, and 5 days' pay by award of Commanding Officer.
Discharged from No 2 NZ General Hospital to Discharge Depot, Torquay, 25 March 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Mokoia', 30 May 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 21 February 1919.
War service: 3 years 284 days (of which 3 years 35 days were abroad)
Cause of death: oedema of lungs, idiopathic oedema.
Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Chalmers Military Hospital AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 802 AWMM
- New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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