(Service number 13/2338)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||23 June 1874||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Aramoho, Wanganui|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Marital Status||Married. Maried Edith Lydia Mary CHANDLER in 1899 in NZ. Daughter Catherine Lydia Mary KELLY born 27 October 1900 in NZ.|
|Next of Kin||Mrs E. KELLY (wife), Aramoho, Wanganui|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||7th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Auckland Mounted Rifles|
|Date||9 October 1915|
|Transport||Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||17 December 1933||Age||59 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Cemetery, Wellington|
|Memorial Reference||Soldiers Section, Plot 5 S|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Eldest son of Dennis & Catherine (Kate) KELLY. Married Edith Lydia Mary CHANDLER in 1899 in New Zealand. Daughter Catherine born in 1900. Brother William was killed in action in 1917 & brother Joseph served in the Australian Forces. Died December 1933. In 1904 he dealt with the tragic death of his brother John & claimed for damages. In 1908 he gave away his sister Catherine in marriage. See BIO.
Cenotaph Database [20 February 2014]; ancestry.com.au [21 February 2014]; Wellington City Council burial records (online database) [21 February 2014]; NZSG Cemetery records - Karori Cemetery (SC Branch NZSG microfiche collection) [23 February 2014]; Manawatu Standard, 12, 13 & 15 July 1904, 24 August 1908 (Papers Past) [24 February 2014].
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