The AIF Project


Regimental number2685
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlencoe Park, Barmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Parry Kelly, 'Glencoe', The Avenue, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6034 Pte William George Avenal KELLY, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918; 21274 Sapper Stanley James KELLY, Wireless Squadron, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919; 2684 Corporal Phillip KELLY MM, 55th Bn, killed in action, 30 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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