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Lester Hamilton KELLY

Regimental number568
Date of birth17 February 1892
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStudent
AddressHodgkinson Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Rev R Kelly, Hodgkinson Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 27 April 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 1 September 1916

Captain


Unit: INF7
Promotion date: 1 November 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

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