Frederick Joseph Anthony KELLY

KELLY, Frederick Joseph Anthony

Service Numbers: 4317, SN 4317
Enlisted: 21 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia, 22 March 1897
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Boys Home, South Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 March 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Plot VII, Row A, Grave 22, Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Taralga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 4317, 2nd Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 4317, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
26 Feb 1916: Wounded Private, SN 4317, Influenza, diptheria
28 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4317, Severe gun shot wound, left arm
29 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 4317, 54th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Janice Borg

Son of James KELLY and Sarah Jane KELLY (nee FREDERICKS)

Brother of William Sidney, John, Mary Isabella, James, Ellen Winifred, Thomas Henry, Anne Clara, and Leslie Cecil KELLY

Fred and Cecil were placed in the care of the Mercy Sisters at St John’s Orphanage Goulburn in about 1906, after their mother's death.