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Thomas Kelly


8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss D. Robertson
  • Plaque: 99

Additional Info

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Thomas Kelly, born in Dean, Victoria, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion in Ballarat on 18 August 1914. On 19 September 1915 Kelly fell ill, resulting in hospitalization until 9 November 1915 upon when he re-joined his battalion. On 19 January 1917 Kelly received a promotion to Temporary Corporal and to Full Corporal on 9 February 1917. After being sent to Signal School, Corporal Kelly was transferred to an administrative position in London for employment on transport duties to Australia.
Tree No. 99

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour