William Joseph KELLY

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KELLY, William Joseph

Service Number: 594
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Young, NSW, 1891
Home Town: Stanmore, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Crystal St. Public School; St. Ignatius' College NSW; Sydney University
Occupation: Chemist's Assistant
Died: Died of wounds, France, 17 April 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 594, 4th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 594, 4th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 594, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Cornelius and Mary KELLY

 

Mr. C. J. Kelly, headmaster of the Crystal-street Superior Public School, Petersham, has been informed that his son, Private William
Joseph Kelly, died of wounds in France on April 17.

On the outbreak of war Private Kelly was one of the first to enlist. He
served through the Gallipoli campaign, and was afterwards transferred to ?????. Before enlisting he was a student of pharmacy at the University. He was educated at Riverview College.

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