|Place of birth||Castletown, Co Cork, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Patrick Kelly, Eyeracs, Castletownbest, Haven, Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Horsham, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/56/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on RMS 'Orontes', 16 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 2 October 1916, and marched into 10th Training Bn, Codford; taken on strength of 39th Bn, 27 October 1916. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 23 November 1916.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 7 June 1917, and transferred to 9th Australian Stationary Hospital (enemy gas attack); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 7 June 1917; discharged to unit, 11 June 1917; granted leave to United Kingdom, 14 February 1918; reported as being in hospital whilst on leave, 14 March 1918; reported to headquarters, 26 April 1918.
Proceeded to France, 27 April 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 5 May 1918.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 August 1918, and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station (enemy gas attack); to 47th Casualty Clearing Station, 26 August 1918; to Ambulance Train, 27 August 1918; to 41st Stationary Hospital, 31 August 1918; admitted to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 September 1918; discharged to duty, 11 September 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 13 September 1918; moved out to field, 13 October 1918, and rejoined unit, 14 October 1918; proceeded to United Kingdom on leave, 15 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 9 January 1919; moved out from field, 4 March 1919. Embarked Havre and proceeded to England, 11 March 1919; disembarked Southampton, 12 March 1919; marched into Training Depot, Parkhouse, 13 March 1919; marched out from depot, 20 March 1919; granted leave, 21 March 1919; reported to headquarters, 21 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Chemnity', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 1 November 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalBoth medals returned, 10 May 1923.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY Jeremiah|