Other names: Bellamy Herbert
Locations in this story: Sixpenny Handley, DorsetEast Knoyle, WiltshireTarrant Rawston, DorsetBalkansPetersfield, HampshireDurweston, Blandford, DorsetPoole, Dorset
Story: Bellamy Herbert Pullman was born in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, on 6 Dec 1892 and baptised there on 12 Jan 1893 the son of Lewis Pullman and Sarah Elizabeth Pullman (nee Avery). He lived his early life in Sixpenny Handley and later at The Green, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. By 1911 the family had moved to Tarrant Rawston, Dorset. He enlisted and joined the Gloucestershire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 25776). He served with the 7th Battalion in the Balkans area and was eventually discharged on 3 Jun 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. His marriage to Hilda Rose Hall was recorded in Petersfield, Hampshire, during 1924. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 66 Websley, Durweston, Blandford, Dorset, working as a Farm Carter. His death was recorded at the Poole, Dorset, Registry during 1972. His brother, William Henry George Pullman, also served in the conflict.