Obituary of Harry Kelcey, printed in the Macclesfield Times on 20 October 1916

Obituary of Harry Kelcey, printed in the Macclesfield Times on 20 October 1916

known 20th October 1916

DIED OF WOUNDS: WIFE AND FOUR CHILDREN BEREAVED – We regret to state that Mrs Kelsey, Edward Street, off Oxford Road, Macclesfield, has been informed that her son, Battery-Quartermaster-Sergt Harry Kelsey, RFA, died in hospital at Rouen on October 10th from wounds received in action in France. The sister of the hospital also wrote to Mrs Kelsey. The deceased soldier was 29 years of age and was born in London, his parents coming to Macclesfield some years ago. He was educated at the City of Westminster School, and prior to enlistment was employed as a clerk by the London County Council. QMS Kelsey served in the London territorials prior to the outbreak of was, and was drafted out to France a year ago last March. He leaves a widow and four children, who are now living in Macclesfield. He has two brothers serving: Robert, who is in the RAMC, and Alfred, and engine-room artificer in the Navy, which he joined when sixteen years of age.

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    Born 1888

    Died 1916

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