Name John Joseph Kelly, 1893 - 1918Alternative nameKelly, Jack, 1893 - 1918BiographyUnable to locate at this time, listed on the original Samsonvale Honour Board as killed in action, not on the new board when it was updated.
Date of Birth: 24 October 1893
Date of Death: 20 April 1918, France
Buried: Vignacourt British Cemetery, Vignacourt, Picardie, France
John's parents were Charles Kelly and Mary Diamond. John enlisted 18 January 1916 at Toowoomba. John served in the 41st Battalion, D Company, with Albert Thistlewaite from Samsonvale, John Randall from Albany Creek/Strathpine, Alfred McAfee from Samford and Luke Coe from Strathpine. All four serviceman joined within weeks of each other. John died of wounds in 1918 in France. He is listed on the original Samsonvale Honour Board.Birth date24 October 1893Death date20 April 1918
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