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George Abner KELLY

Regimental number185
Place of birthLake Rowan Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoweya, via Glenrowan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Kelly, Boweya, via Glenrowan, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 April 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Aust. 3), Middlesex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucinda KELLY, Boweya, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5041 Pte Thomas Arthur KELLY, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 506 Pte Charles Samuel KELLY, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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