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Thomas Aquinas KELLY

Regimental number5043
Date of birth16 September 1900
Place of birthCampbelltown, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Edward Kelly, 46 Castlereagh Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 23 July 1941; diacharged, 24 November 1943, as NX39433 Warrant Officer Class 1.
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Aquimas.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY Thomas Aquinas

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