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Clarence Lloyd Kelly

Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434. Image provided by John Halpin 2016, CC BY John Halpin 2016

Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434. Image provided by John Halpin 2016, CC BY John Halp …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Lloyd AWMM
  • Surname
    Kelly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ39559 AWMM
    • WWII 39559 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    22 May 1921 Public - Debbie - Other relative - 31 May 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand Public - Debbie - Other relative - 31 May 2016 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Clarence John Kelly and of Kathrine Jessie Kelly (nee Hall), of Leamington, Cambridge, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Spitfire pilot Clarence Lloyd Kelly was killed in action on Saturday the 8th of August 1942. He was the favourite nephew of my grandfather, Walter George Kelly. A hand-coloured photograph of Lloyd hung in my grandparents lounge in Matamata and now hangs on my wall. Each year I add my ANZAC Day poppy to the frame - Debbie McCauley. Public - Debbie - Other relative - 31 May 2016 - Family papers
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About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Malta Memorial, Malta AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 January 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
05 February 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
31 May 2016DebbieNew ZealandOther relative

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