(Service number 40014)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||3 March 1877||Place of Birth||New Zealand|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. McWILLIAM (sister), Wanganui|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||26th Reinforcements F Company|
|Date||9 June 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||3 December 1917||Age||40 yrs|
|Place of Death||Ypres, Belgium|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Dennis & Catherine (Kate) KELLY, of Timaru. Brother Andrew also served in the NZ Forces & brother Joseph served in the Australian Forces. Educated at R C Timaru & Gleniti schools. 3rd prize for Writing in Std. II at Wai-iti (later Gleniti) School in 1888.
Cenotaph Database [19 February 2014]; CWGC [20 February 2014]; NZ BDM indexes (DIA historical records) [19 February 2014]; Timaru Herald, 22 December 1888 (Papers Past) [20 February 2014]
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