Birth date and place c. 1818 St Mary’s Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Baptism date and place Indistinguishable ‘Edward Kelly’ records in St Mary’s, Dublin.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Shoemaker.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks & Scars: Scar above left outer ancle [sic]. Spermatic Chord [sic] slightly tortuous.
Marriage date and place
Death date and place 26 Jan 1880 Madras, India.
Cause of Death: Dropsy.
Burial date and place 26 Jan 1880 Madras, India.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s) 4th (The King’s Own) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1426 Private.
Attestation date and place 26 Oct 1838, Dublin, Dublin.
Service/Campaigns East Indies 11 years 4 months.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 4 months.
Mauritius 1 month.
Musters 1841 Bellary, Madras [WO12-2223].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial Tried for absence without leave 26 Aug to 27 Aug 1839. Sentenced six days solitary confinement. Imprisoned 4 Sep to 9 Sep 1839.
Tried and imprisoned 7 Jan to 7 Feb 1849 (offence unknown).
41 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 7 Aug 1860 Chichester ?
Length of Service 21 years 240 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1395/185.
Post Discharge Residence None stated.
Post Discharge Pension District 1st Dublin 1860. Madras 1864, 1875.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Ship Clyde.
Departure and Arrival 15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper Articles West Australian 4 Aug 1864.
Perth Gazette 5 Aug 1864.
Departure from WA Strathmore  dep. 28 Jan 1864 Fremantle for Madras.