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Regimental number5361
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAsylum attendant
AddressKew Asylum, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Kelly, Snake Valley via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 4), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Linton Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: James ( d. 1908?; bu Linton) and Emily (d. 1940?; bu. Linton) KELLY. Native of Snake Valley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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