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William Bellamy

William Bellamy

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: 3983155, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: Newtownards Airfield

Age: 28

Fusilier Bellamy was killed when a high explosive bomb landed amongst the huts of 70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Newtownards Airfield. Thirteen soldiers lost their lives and several more were injured.

He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Burke Samuel 18 6982708, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Carlisle Alexander 19 6984668, Lance Corporal, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Copling Andrew 16 6984669, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Fulton Hugh Emrys 17 6984727, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Graham George 24 6982035, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Higgins Daniel 25 6980100, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Love Leslie 34 6984566, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
McFarland Samuel 19 6984390, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
McMurray William 27 6983653, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
McNeill Ernest 17 6982560, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Penfold Alfred 36 6392875, Warrant Officer Class II, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View
Wright Matthew 18 6984533, Fusilier, 70th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Thursday, April 17, 1941 Newtownards Airfield View

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