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Towney KELLY

Regimental number2176
Place of birthGoondiwindi, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Archie Robinson, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 June 1919
Discharge date8 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board NZT 98 'Tofua', 17 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: pleurisy), Brisbane, 8 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 August 1952
Place of burialGoondiwindi Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY Towney

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