Tuesday 23 February 2010

Private John Kelly

Joined the Signals Training Depot, Canadian Engineers, CEF, on 15 May 1917 (number 2265542) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 17 or 18 August 1918 - wounded on 28 September 1918 - died of those wounds on 18 October 1918 - buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery (grave VI.A.15), France.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (www.collectionscanada.gc.ca), online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

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