KELLY, Andrew
(Service number 13/2338)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 23 June 1874 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Aramoho, Wanganui
Occupation Labourer
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
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

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
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Labourer; painter


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

Biographical Notes

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]; [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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