Thomas Francis KELLY

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KELLY, Thomas Francis

Service Number: 371
Enlisted: 8 May 1916, Teralba, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Machine Gun Company
Born: Barrington, Queensland, February 1894
Home Town: Hamilton, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Rigger
Died: Died of wounds, France, 22 October 1917
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot XXX, Row F, Grave No. 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 371, Teralba, New South Wales
19 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 371, 5th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres
19 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 371, 5th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
15 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Machine Gun Company
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 371, 21st Machine Gun Company , Third Ypres, Shell wound (back, buttock and left thigh)
22 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 371, 21st Machine Gun Company , Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

'DIED OF WOUNDS.

PRIVATE KELLY.— Mrs. J. Black, Beaumont-street, Hamilton, has been informed that her only son, Private Thomas Francis Kelly, died of wounds on October 22nd.' from Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate 3 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)