John Kelly

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 20884
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.05.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Haisnes
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. 37.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 20 Crescent Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Eliza Kelly, 20 Crescent Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    Helen, born 20.02.1901, James, born 11.05.1914 & Mary Ann, born 26.02.1916

More about John Kelly

John Kelly   20884   10th Camerons (Scottish Rifles)


Private John Kelly, 10th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), who was killed in action on 22nd May.  He joined the army twelve months ago.  Private Kelly leaves a widow and three children, who reside at 20 Crescent Lane, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 17th June 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Ian W. Morris, further additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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