George James Kelly

First Name: 
George
Middle Name: 
James
Last Name: 
Kelly
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, June 22, 1898
Mother's Name: 
Jane Kelly nee Passlow
Father's Name: 
James kelly
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, May 17, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
1st Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, August 10, 1949
Place of Death: 
Nowra, N.S.W.
Details: 

George Kelly (Service No 60238) was born in Bethungra, N.S.W..

George was a single man when he enlisted at the age of 19.  He was employed as a cordialmaker and lived in Nowra, N.S.W.

George embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A41Bakara with 16th NSW General Reinforcements on 4th September 1918.   The troops arrived in England on 14th November 1918 and George was sent on to France on 28th January 1919.

George was returned to Australia in September 1919 and discharged on 18th October 1919.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, KELLY G J

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