Frederick Charles KELLY


KELLY, Frederick Charles

Service Number: 1706
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Woodside (from Kellys Camp), Childers, Qld., 1890
Home Town: Childers, Bundaberg, Queensland
Schooling: North Isis State School, Maryborough Grammar School
Occupation: Sugar Planter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial), Cordalba War Memorial, Doolbi & Horton Honour Board, Isis District Roll of Honour, Isis North State School HB, Maryborough State High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1706, 31st Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
3 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1706, 31st Infantry Battalion
3 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1706, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
Date unknown: Involvement 31st Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Sarah KELLY, Gairloch, Kowbi, Queensland

Statement, Red Cross File No 1490104, 1687 Pte G.W. CUMMINGS, A Company, 31st Bn (patient, No 51 General Hospital, Etaples), 4 April 1917: 'He was killed at Fleurbaix on July 19th. in the front line trench, just before the charge. I helped to bury his body in the cemetery at Fleurbaix, the next day.'

Buried Eaton Hall Military Cemetery, Rue Petillon, by Reverend S. A. Beveridge, 20 July 1916.