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Harry Kelly

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  • Service number
    20638 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Eria Kere Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 28 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone, O'Neills Point Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eria Kere Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 28 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254
  • Service number
    20638 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 28 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1895 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 28 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254
  • Place of birth
    Australia Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 28 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Frank Kelly (father), Gumtown, Mercury Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20638 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Horse Breaker/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Member of the Maori Pioneer Battalion attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company.

      43 members of the NZ (Maori) Pioneers served with the New Zealand Tunnelling Company and assisted in the late 1916 early 1917 preparations of the Arras caverns for the Battle of Arras. AWMM
    • "A full-blooded Maori, named Harry Kelly, was before the Supreme Court charged with breaking and entering, and theft, it was stated the prisoner was induced to plead guilty hoping to get away with the Maori contingent.

      Mr Justice Cooper said the accused had previously served several months' imprisonment and would now be sentenced to twelve months' hard labour. "If the authorities think you can safely be released in order to serve your country," the Judge- added, "they may possibly take the responsibility." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 29 May 2016 - National Library of New Zealand; Paperspast portal; Northern Advocate , 1 September 1915, Page 1; http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NA19150901.2.9&srpos=2&e=-------10--1----2harry+kelly--
    • His prison sentence for this offence was completed at Mt Eden Gaol Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 29 May 2016 - Military Personnel file; Archway portal via NZ Archives website; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20970254
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 August 1948 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Row U. Plot 177 AWMM
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Memorials

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Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
28 May 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher