We remember William Kelly

We remember William Kelly

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1880
birth Bathgate, Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6163833 1880
1915
service British Army Corporal 14378 Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Source:2221734 4th October 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2221734 4th October 1915
1916
children Emily Freeburn Source:6163833 4th February 1916
1916
dates Age 36 Source:6163833 1st July 1916
marriage Ellen Kelly Source:6163833
service British Army Cpl 14378 Royal Irish Fusiliers - 36th Ulster Division 9th Battalion Source:6163833
1916
death Killed in Action Battle of the Somme either attacking the Schwaben Redoubt or behind enemy lines when they broke through the German line and possibly killed by friendly fire Thiepval France Source:6163833 1st July 1916
burial Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:9222610

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Kelly
Source 2221734
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 14378 Royal Irish Fusiliers - 36th Ulster Division 9th Battalion Cpl
British Army 14378 Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Freeburn daughter 4th February 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Anna Kelly mother
Joseph Kelly father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Kelly wife

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