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Mervyn William KELTY

Regimental number1008
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLongford, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Kelty, Longford, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 51), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Harriett KELTY, Longford, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 217 Pte George Ellis KELTY, 40th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 218 Pte William KELTY MM, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 june 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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