PERSONAL DETAILS Edward KELLY
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
Spouse
Children
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
ARMED FORCES
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.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles West Australian 4 Aug 1864.
Perth Gazette 5 Aug 1864.
Departure from WA Strathmore  dep. 28 Jan 1864 Fremantle for Madras.