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William James KELLY

Regimental number2799
Date of birth--/06/1890
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStudent
AddressKingswood near Quorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs R A Kelly, Kingswood North near Quorn, South Australia
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF12
Promotion date: 24 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF12
Promotion date: 20 June 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919

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