Kelly, John –

Son of Private Thomas Kelly, of 2nd/5th Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment, and Mary Alice Kelly, of 88, Mason Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 55, Noble Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing since the battle of Loos and subsequently presumed killed. His brother Thomas of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers was a survivor of the Royal Edward.

Personal details

  • Surname: Kelly
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 25th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 17668
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 19/11/1915 08/09/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f* 6c/d* S6*

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