The AIF Project

Carl Albert KELSO

Regimental number1547
Date of birth13 September 1893
Place of birthWellington Point, Queensland
SchoolWellington Point State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressWellington Point, Cleveland, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C Kelso, Wellington Point, Queensland
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAlso served in World War II as Q187409, Lance Corporal, Garrison Battalions. Enlisted 11 January 1940; discharged 20 October 1944.
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date2 April 1919
Date of death29 March 1947
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery, Queensland

Print format