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William Stanley KELLY

Regimental number6838
Date of birth24 August 1882
Place of birthGiles Corner, South Australia
SchoolEast Adelaide Public School; Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.8
Height5' 9.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Kelly, 51 Fourth Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Place of enlistmentRiverton, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 1 July 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Adelaide, 7 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1969
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY William Stanley

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