|Place of birth||Sligo, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Kelly, 30 Early Street, Liverpool, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Divisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/89/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 10 February 1916; posted to No 4 Section, Cairo, 10 February 1916.
Taken on strength, 12th Brigade Ammunition Column, Serapeum, 13 April 1916.
Found guilty, 27 April 1916, of neglect of duty when on picquet, Serapeum, 27 April 1916: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
Taken on strength, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 23 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 6 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 13 June 1916.
Detached to Army Service Corps, 23 August 1916; rejoined unit, 28 August 1916.
Taken on strength, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 5 December 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 22 January 1918; rejoined unit, 7 February 1918.
Wounded in action, 18 October 1918 (gassed); admitted to 41st Casualty Clearing Station, 18 October 1918; transferred to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, France, 20 October 1918; to 2nd Convalescent Hospital, Rouen, 21 October 1918; to 1st Convalescent Hospital, Havre, 23 October 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 10 December 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 22 December 1918; marched into Australian General Base Dept, 17 January 1919; rejoined unit, 21 January 1919.
Marched out for return to Australia, 4 March 1919; embarked from France, 13 March 1919; disembarked Weymouth, England, 14 March 1919; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 14 March 1919; marched out, 5 April 1919; marched into 1st Training Brigade, Sutton Veny, 5 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ?Devanah', 8 May 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 23 June 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 7 September 1919 (medically unfit).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: , KELLY James Alexander|