A Canadian Peace Keeping Medal Group
A Canadian Peace Keeping Medal Group - Special Service Medal, 1 Clasp - NATO-OTAN; Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal; United Nations UNEFII Medal, Emergency Force (1973-1979); Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee Medal 1977; and Canadian Forces' Decoration, QEII, with Ten Years' Additional Service Clasp (MCPL HB BELLAMY). Naming is officially engraved on the edge of the CFD. Court-mounted, original ribbons, triple push pins on the reverse, extremely fine. Accompanied by copies of his Service Records and Certificate of Service in the Canadian Army. Footnote: Herbert Bruce Bellamy enlisted for seven years' service on June 9, 1960, at No. 10 Personnel Depot in Calgary, Alberta, as a Soldier Apprentice and allocated to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He was posted to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps School at Camp Borden on September 12, 1960, where he was classified as a Private, qualified Transport Operator Group 1 on November 8, 1961 and Driver Wheeled on November 15th. He was awarded his first Good Conduct Badge on June 9, 1962 and completed his Apprentice Training on August 3, 1962. Bellamy was taken on strength of No. 3 Field Ambulance at Calgary on September 9, 1962 and was re-mustered from Standard Group to Transport Operator Group 1. He was posted to Headquarters, No. 4 Canadian Infantry Brigade Group on August 17, 1963, embarking Canada for service in Continental Europe and arriving in Germany on the 18th. He was awarded his second Good Conduct Badge on June 9, 1965, followed by an appointment to Lance Corporal on November 5, 1965. Bellamy was attached to No. 2 Royal Canadian Regiment from January 17 to February 9, 1966 and attended the Junior NCO Course on April 7th. After thirty-four months service in Germany, he returned to Canada in June 1966, relinquishing his appointment of Lance Corporal and reverting to the rank of Private, posted to the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps School at Camp Borden on June 18th. He returned to Calgary, where he was posted to Headquarters, No. 1 Canadian Infantry Brigade Group on September 16, 1966 and qualified as a Clerk Administrative Group 1, later qualifying as a Clerk Group 2 on November 28th. He re-engaged for five years' service on June 9, 1967. Bellamy was transferred to CFB Calgary and was released from active service on April 29, 1968, credited with having served in Canada and Continental Europe. Three years later, he appears to have joined the Canadian Armed Forces on July 8, 1971, where he served at various locations, including: CFB Kingston, CFFS Esquimalt, HMCS Yukon, CFB Comox, HMCS Restigouche, among others. He also saw a forty month tour of duty at Allied Air Forces Central Europe Headquarters in Ramstein, Germany (April 14, 1975 to August 13, 1978) and was attached to the Surgeon General in Ottawa in 1987. It was during this period that he was named Master Corporal. He was released from service on July 7, 1993.