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   Major Henry Newton Kelly
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 02/02/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 33rd Punjabis, Indian Army (Indian Army)
Date Of Birth: 24/01/1870
Died: 25/09/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 45
Summary      
Henry Newton Kelly was the son of Henry Russell and Mary Howard Kelly. Henry was in Killymeal, Dungannon. Henry’s father was a Dublin-born solicitor. His mother was from Dungannon. Henry spent most of his life in the Army and lived in India. Major Henry Newton Kelly of the 33rd Punjabis was killed in action near Moulin-du-Pietre on 25th September 1915. He was aged 45.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery
  La Gorgue, Nord, 4
Grave Ref: Grave X-G-12.
CWGC Casualty 596972
Summary      
Pont-du-Hem is a hamlet situated on the main road from La Bassee to Estaires. Follow the D947 from La Bassee to Estaires for 10 kms and the cemetery lies on the left hand side of the road, 5 kms short of Estaires.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1890 Henry Kelly promotion London Gazette records Henry Kelly promotion (to Lieutenant?)
2 1901 Census lists Kelly family Does not list Henry as living with the family at house 1 in Howard Terrace, Dungannon
3 1903 Henry Kelly promotion London Gazette records Henry Kelly promotion to Captain
4 1904 Marriage Details Marriage details of Henry Kelly
5 1904 Marriage of Henry and Beatrice Kelly Beatrice Ismay family tree
6 1908 Henry Kelly promotion London Gazette records Henry Kelly promotion from Captain to Major
7 Book on Amazon 'With the Indians in France' - James Willcocks
8 Charterhouse School Memorial Details including grave photo
9 eBook records Henry Kelly death Book: With the Indians in France - James Willcocks
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Henry Newton Kelly's headstone can be purchased here.