EDGAR MANSELL BELLABY 1888–1970
Born 31st August 1888, St. Ann’s, Nottingham
Baptised 10th October 1888 at St Peter’s Church, Radford, Nottm. Address given as 2 White’s Building.
Married 1918 to Rosalia Tebb in Boston, Lincs
Daughters Mary K. born 1919, Olive R. born 1921, Elsie B. born 1923, all born in Nottingham
Died 22 April 1970, age 81
Age 2 living in Radford with father Albert, a warehouseman, mother Henrietta and his sisters.
Age 12, at school living in Carlton with his parents and siblings. Father Albert is a warehouseman (paper).
Private in regular army, 1st Border Regiment, in Burma and Andaman Islands. Service dated from 28.6.05. Occupation brickmaker.
Service Number: 8782
Military Unit: 3rd Battalion, Border Regiment, 20th Brigade, 7th Division
Theatre of War: Balkans (Gallipoli), date of entry 10.10.15, then France and Flanders from March 1916
Medals Awarded: 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory, Silver War Badge
Edgar Bellaby was awarded a disablement pension from 29 July 1917 due to gun-shot wounds in the right hand, thigh, foot and left shoulder. He was initially awarded 8 shillings (40p) per week for 20% disablement, changed in 1921 to 12 shillings (60p) for 30% disablement. His pension reverted back to 8 shillings for 20% disablement on 7.12.21. He was awarded £87 in addition to the former pension payments.
He was employed at Notts. County Asylum (Saxondale) when war was declared; he is listed in their records as an attendant who served in the Armed Forces. Hospital records also state he was wounded (see above). No further information available about when and where he was wounded. His address on his pension card was initially 1 Raven Terrace New Basford Nottingham and then changed to 93 Rye Street, New Basford.
From the 1939 Register
Address: 15 Terrace Street, Nottingham
Occupation: general labourer in brickworks
Household: living with wife Rosalia born 29.5.1892
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Worked at Notts County Asylum, Saxondale, in the parish of Radcliffe on Trent.