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Name: Wilson Bellman Rank: Gunner Service No: F/42679 (initial Service No. F/6190) Service: Royal Canadian Artillery 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment, 52nd Battery Date of Birth: July 15, 1912 Place of Birth: Burin, Newfoundland Date of Enlistment: November 2, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 27 Height: 5 feet, 11 inches Trade: Marine Engineer Marital Status: Married Religion: Methodist Next of Kin: Daisy Lucile Bellman (Wife) Yarmouth, NS Date of Death: October 30, 1944 Age at Death: 32 Cemetery: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery (Maldegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium) Grave Reference: X. B. 7. Commemorated on page 247 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 25 The 9th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Wilson Bellman was the son of James Curtis Bellman and Eleanor Ann Noseworthy Bellman and husband of Daisy Lucille Conrad Bellman, of Yarmouth, NS. He was the father of Wilson Conrad Bellman and Gwendolyn Bellman. He was the brother of Lorenzo Bellman who served with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. He had two sisters, Fannie Rose (Bellman) Harris of Yarmouth and Gwendolyn (Bellman) Huston of Freeport, Digby Neck. He initially enlisted at Yarmouth with the West Nova Scotia Regiment; however, he was given a medical discharge on January 11, 1940. He re-enlisted on March 22, 1941 at Debert, NS and embarked for Overseas Service on October 5, 1941 serving with the 3rd Anti Tank Regiment, 52nd Battery in France from July 14, 1944. He served in Canada between November 2, 1939 and January 11, 1940 and between March 22, 1941 and October 5, 1941; in the United Kingdom between October 6, 1941 and July 27, 1944. He served in France between July 14, 1944 and October 30, 1944. He was killed in action while serving in France.
Wilson Bellman