PERSONAL DETAILSEdward KELLY
Birth date and placec. 1818 St Mary’s Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Baptism date and placeIndistinguishable ‘Edward Kelly’ records in St Mary’s, Dublin.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WAShoemaker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 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
Spouse
Children
Death date and place26 Jan 1880 Madras, India.
Cause of Death: Dropsy.
Burial date and place26 Jan 1880 Madras, India.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)4th (The King’s Own) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1426 Private.
Attestation date and place26 Oct 1838, Dublin, Dublin.
Service/CampaignsEast Indies 11 years 4 months.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 4 months.
Mauritius 1 month.
Musters1841 Bellary, Madras [WO12-2223].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialTried 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place7 Aug 1860 Chichester ?
Length of Service21 years 240 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1395/185.
Post Discharge ResidenceNone stated.
Post Discharge Pension District1st Dublin 1860. Madras 1864, 1875.
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipClyde.
Departure and Arrival15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 4 Aug 1864.
Perth Gazette 5 Aug 1864.
Departure from WAStrathmore  dep. 28 Jan 1864 Fremantle for Madras.