Edmund Silas Bellamy, 1508, Corporal 18 Infantry Battalion, reproduction from Parramatta Soldiers, Cumberland Argus, 1920.
Edmund was a 30 year old storeman when he enlisted 15 April, 1915. His mother Margaret Edith Bellamy lived in Fleet St Parramatta. He was ceded to the fighting force at Gallipoli 1 August 1915, wounded 27 August, and promoted to Corporal the next day. After recuperating in hospital in England he was sent to join the British Expeditionary Force in France 24 March 1916.