|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Hurstville New South Wales|
|Address||35 Cecil Street, Ashfield, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, John Kelly, 35 Cecil Street, Ashfield, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2600 Sergeant James Edward KELLY MM, 5th Machine Gun Bn, effective abroad.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 14 November 1915; taken on strength, 1st Bn, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 1 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 53rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 13 February 1916; taken on strength, 53rd Bn, 14 February 1916. Transferred to 14th Machine Gun Company, 11 March 1916. Found guilty of refusing to obey the command of an N.C.O.: awarded 7 days confined to barracks, 17 April 1916.
Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 20 June 1916. Granted Special Leave, 6 December 1916; rejoined unit, 24 December 1916.
Detached to Grantham School, England, for duty as clerk, 7 September 1917. Appointed Acting Corporal, 6 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 July 1918; rejoined unit, 9 July 1918. Marched out to England for return to Australia, 17 January 1919; commenced return to Australia on 'Kildonian Castle, 9 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 May 1919; discharged, 2 July 1919.
Awarded the Legion d'Honneur, Bastille Day, 1998.
Medals: Legion d'Honneur, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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