Bombardier

Trevor Claude Bellringer

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of Felix Templeman Bellringer, and of Annie Lewrainer Bellringer (nee Abbott), of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

On 18th April 1941 at Servia Pass at Elevtherokhorion in Greece, 'P' Troop 34th Anti-Tank Battery was involved in heavy fighting with German forces near the crossroads of Olympus and Servia pass roads. Bdr Bellringer's gun fired first and knocked out three tanks, two disabled. He was killed in an exchange of fire during the action, and his crew captured, however other guns in the troop knocked out 4 more tanks, 2 armoured cars and a heavy lorry. The troop were withdrawn afterwards back to Elasson. (Pg 53 2nd Division NZ Artillery history by W.E Murphy) ... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
523
Name:
Trevor Claude Bellringer
Rank: 
Bombardier
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mr F.T. Bellringer (father), 363 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status: 
Single
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
22 Greencroft Gardens, Hampstead, London, England
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Journalist
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Artillery, 7 Anti-Tank Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
17 April 1941
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
31
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
13. E. 13.
Cemetery Location: 
Greece
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