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Cecil James KELLY

Regimental number4559
Place of birthBugg Town, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.6
Height5' 10"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Samuel Kelly, Cromwell Street, Cooma, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date12 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 12 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1926
Place of burialSmithfield Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY Cecil James

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