|Place of birth||Navan, Co Meath, Ireland|
|Address||Port Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Bridget Kelly, Spicer Mill Bridge, Navan , Co Meath, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/60/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||42nd Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide on HMAT 'Anchises', 28 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 11 October 1916, and marched into 11th Training Btn, Durrington.
Found guilty, 30 October 1916, of (1) neglect of duty and (2) disobedience of orders: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 14 days' pay. Transferred to 42nd Bn and taken on strength, 11 November 1916.
Found guilty, 12 December 1916, of being absent without leave, 12.00 am, 20 November, to 5.00 pm, 23 November 1916: admonished by superior officer; forfeited total of 3 days' pay.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hopital, Bulford, 21 December 1916; transferred to Fargo Military Hospital, 22 December 1916 (venereal disease); discharged to unit, 30 December 1916. Admitted to Parkhouse Military Hopsital, Salisbury, 8 January 1917 (venereal disease); discharged to duty, 8 February 1917: total period of treatment for venereal disease, 50 days.
Discharged in consequence of being illegally absent from duty, 1 March 1917, to 1 April 1920 (desertion), 21 July 1920.Medals: not eligible
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY Michael|