KELLY – Edward 4th Regiment 1st Battalion

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4th Regiment

Turkish Crimea Medal

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp

NameKELLY – Edward
Regiment (s)4th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1426
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th October 1838 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / “Scar above left outer ankle Spermatic chord slightly tortuous”
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 11 years 4 months.
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 4 months.
Mauritius – 1 month
Length of Service21 years 240 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th August 1860 / No place given Inquiry Chichester England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1860 1st Dublin
1863 Tilbury
1863 – January 1864 Western Australia
1864-1880 Madras (Fort St George)
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1818 St Mary’s Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 4th August 1864
Departure from Western
Australia
28th January 1864 departed per “Strathmore” from Fremantle for Madras
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th January 1880 Madras India
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Edward Kelly 1426 Private 4th Foot location Bellary Madras
1851 as above location Devonport
Discharge at own request
1851 Census HO107/1882/208/9 Granby Barracks Stoke Demerel Devonport Devon England Edward Kelly is a single man age 32 a soldier with the 4th regiment born St. Mary’s Dublin Ireland
Edward Kelly died from dropsy