|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Randwick, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Brother, M J Kelly, Coogee Bay Hotel, Randwick, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Warwick Farm, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 23 December 1915; taken on strength 13th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916; transferred to 4th Divisional Artillery, Tel-el-Kebir, 12 March 1916; taken on strength 10th Field Artillery Brigade, 16 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 18 June 1916; joined unit in the field, 30 June 1916.
Proceeded on leave to England, 7 July ? 6 August 1917.
Promoted Bombardier, 10 September 1917; reverted to ranks at own request, 30 September 1917.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 9 January 1918 (myopia); rejoined unit 14 January 1918.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 21 January 1918.
Promoted Corporal, 21 April 1918.
Ordered to attend medical board at Australian General Base Details, Havre, 2 May 1918; medically downgraded and invalided to England (defective vision), 7 June 1918; transferred to 2nd Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 June 1918; to 4th Command Depot, Hurdcott, 2 July 1918; to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 2 September 1918; to Reserve Brigade of Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 20 November 1918; to 1st Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 30 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Saxon?, 11 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged Sydney (medically unfit), 14 April 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Botany Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY Edmund Stephen|