According to his WWI Draft Registration, Jasper Bellamy was born in Supply, Brunswick County, NC. His registration shows he was working on his father’s farm in Supply.
Jasper’s brother Hiram Van Bellamy also served in WWI.
Jasper was ordered to report for duty on August 22, 1918. Pvt Bellamy served in the 423rd Reserve Labor Battalion until his honorable discharge on March 3, 1919. He returned home to Supply and farming. By 1930, he was living in Southport, married, and employed in the fishing industry.
Jasper Bellamy passed away on March 4, 1967, in Southport, NC, at age 70. His brother Hiram Van Bellamy applied for his military flat marker, shown below.
Jasper Bellamy was laid to rest in John N. Smith Cemetery, Southport, Brunswick County, NC.
Source of photo: Findagrave
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