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William James Russell KELLY

Regimental number3123
Place of birthKendall New South Wales
AddressBarrington via Gloucester, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Cameron, Barrington PO, Barrington, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3399 Pte Alexander KELLY, 45th Bn, died of disease, 2 December 1918; 3124 Pte Robert Stanley KELLY, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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