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James Charles Gordon KELLY

Regimental number3371
Date of birth14 September 1897
Place of birthMitcham, South Australia
SchoolMitcham and Mount Barker Public Schools; Unley High School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor driver
AddressWestbourne Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William F. Kelly, Marlborough Road, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date21 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 120 Pte Francis Desmond KELLY, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine. Arrived back in Australia, 28 June 1919.

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