|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Brother, W Kelly, Cairns, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 years in the Connaught Rangers, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Melbourne, 4 April, 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 12 June 1916.
Admitted to hospital, (unknown illness); discharged to duty with 2nd Training Bn, England, 27 June 1916.
Admitted to hospital, Perham Downs, 10 July 1916 (senile decay); discharged to duty, date unknown.
Found guilty of breaking away from escort party and obtaining drink without permission, drunkenness and disturbance on Southern Station on 24 August 1916: awarded 28 days? detention.
Transferred to 2nd Command Depot, Weymouth, 24 August 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT ?Ajana?, 17 October 1916 (invalid); disembarked Melbourne, 8 December 1916.
Admitted 11th Australian General Hospital, Melbourne, from discharge leave, 8 February 1917 (bronchitis); discharged 13 February 1917.
Admitted 11th General Hospital, Melbourne, 15 February 1917 (bronchitis); discharged 18 February 1917.
Admitted 11th Australian General Hospital, Melbourne, 22 February 1917 (alcoholism); discharged 24 February 1917; discharged from AIF, Melbourne (medically unfit), 8 March 1917.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY Patrick James|