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Denis Ignatius KELLY

Regimental number709
Place of birthManoora, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBooboorowie Station, via Burra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.7
Height5' 9.5"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Michael Kelly, Booboorowie Station, via Burra, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBurra, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Dennis.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY Denis Ignatius

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