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Kelly, John, enlisted at Quebec City, Quebec, originally from Linganthgow [sic – Linlithgow], Scotland. Occupation: Millworker. Military Service: Reg. No. 51289, 23rd Bn., transferred to PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “On guard all day. Ten casualties,” [See also note] 2:21 Jan ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 223, Pte. Kelly was accidentally killed near Kemmel on 21 January 1916.
Date of Death: 21 January 1916. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders, Belgium. Memorial Reference: Panel 10.