Valley Patriot of The Month ~ William Bellmore, Methuen


Pictured are: John Fiola (Korea), Mike Bellmore Jr., Mike Bellmore Sr. owner of Bellmore Transportation in Derry NH, David LaPierre (Vietnam ), WWII Hero William Bellmore who is 101 years old, and Dan Bellmore.


Mr. William Bellmore of 10 Monterey Dr., Methuen, celebrated his 101st birthday last month. He was honored for his service in WWII as a Chief Machinist Mate (1943-1944) by Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni and Veteran’s Services Director Hargraves as well as his family and veteran friends. Bellmore was a Chief Machinist Mate, served as a Construction Battalion USNTC (United States Naval Training Center), NLFED (Naval Landing Fleet Equipment Depot) Albany California, US Naval Hospital, Oakland California, US Naval Hospital, Bainbridge, Maryland.

His job was to maintain and repair all the Navy fleet troop landing craft. He also maintained all equipment at two hospitals. He was then honorably discharged with a perfect 4.0 final average.  

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on media bias and police issues, is a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens Alliance, and a 1990 Police Survivor. You can email your comments to

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2 Responses to Valley Patriot of The Month ~ William Bellmore, Methuen

  1. mike bellmore Reply

    February 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM

    Mr Bellmore was one of 6 brothers who fought in ww2 and i thank him for his service.

  2. Daniel Bellmore Reply

    October 27, 2017 at 4:34 PM

    Thank you for your service gramps. You are an honorable man and served our country well.

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