William George Avenal KELLY

Regimental number6034
Date of birth9 December 1890
Place of birthAvenel, Victoria
SchoolAvenel State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlencoe Park, Barmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W P Kelly, The Avenue, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2684 Corporal Phillip KELLY MM, 55th Bn, killed in action, 30 September 1918; 21274 Sapper Stanley James KELLY, Wireless Squadron, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919; 2685 Pte Frank KELLY, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1959