PERSONAL DETAILS John KELLY
Birth date and place c. 1835 Templepatrick, Moyvore, Westmeath, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place about 1857 Ireland.
Spouse Anne FOX.
Children
Source: Midwest of Western Australia
Pre-1901 Pioneer Family Register.
Francis 1858, Ireland.
John 1860, Ireland.
Annie Marie 1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Alicia 1864, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Michael 1867, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Catherine 1869, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Esther 1871, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Death date and place 27 Mar 1908 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Burial date and place March 1908 Urch Street Cemetery (later Pioneer Cemetery), Geraldton, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Geraldton Guardian 28 Mar 1908.
Western Mail 4 Apr 1908.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 41st (The Welch) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3246 Private.
Attestation date and place 28 Mar 1854 Mullingar, Westmeath.
Service/Campaigns Crimea (landed 13/14 Nov 1854).
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Severe wound. Final attack on the Redan. 8 September 1855.
This man has received a gunshot wound thro the mouth and right shoulder on the 8th Sept 1855.
He is sent to Chatham for discharge. Unfit for further service. (9 Sep 1856).
Ball seems to have entered the mouth and after breaking 1 or 2 teeth emerged at the edge of the right ? of the lower four grazing the bone. Subsequently grazed the head of the right humerus over which there is an extensive adherent cicatrix. Health good. (4 Aug 1860).
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 9 Dec 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 2 years 257 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1517/99.
Post Discharge Residence Moyvore, Westmeath.
Post Discharge Pension District Athlone.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Increased to 1/- per diem 2 Oct 1860.
Increased to 1/3d. per diem 12 May 1874.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Lincelles. 
Departure and Arrival 5 Oct 1861 Portland. 28 Jan 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Farmer (see Land).
Temporary Assistant Warder Champion Bay (Geraldton) [Barker p.117].
Lighthouse Keeper at Bluff Point, Geraldton.
Land Grant/Purchase 1868 Victoria Loc. G48 & G49 Greenough 40 acres (grant).
20 Jul 1888 Victoria Loc. X14 Bootenal/Greenough 20 acres (grant).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles Western Mail 15 Feb 1890 (click).
[Cons 1277-Bank 10-1890, WA State Records Office].
Departure from WA Not applicable.