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Regimental number16061
Place of birthCo Carlow, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChemist's assistant
AddressPortland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 11"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Kelly, 'Ardneline', Carlow, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameStaff for No.1 Hospital Ship 'Karoola'
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/104/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 1 Hospital Ship Karoola on 10 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Discharge date7 June 1917
Other details

War service: taken on strength, No 1 Australian Hospital Ship, 10 August 1916.

Promoted to Corporal, 28 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ?Karoola?, 22 February 1917; disembarked Sydney, 12 April 1917; discharged, 7 June 1917 (medically unfit, mumps).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY Paul

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