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John Gould KELLY

Regimental number291
Date of birth13 October 1895
Place of birthGiles Corner, South Australia
SchoolRiverton State School; Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Gould Kelly sen, farmer, Giles Corner, South Australia
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 November 1915
Discharge date15 November 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5045 Pte Nelson William KELLY, 48th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1918; 3174 Pte Norman Gould KELLY, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded, June 1915; invalided to Helipolis; returned to Australia.

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