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3261   Corporal Henry Mitchell Kelly
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Black Watch (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 19/05/1892
Died: 03/04/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 24
Henry Mitchell Kelly was the youngest son of John and Rebecca (Hadden) Kelly of Mochan, Castlecaulfield, Co. Tyrone. He was born in Castlecaulfield on 19th May 1892. The 1901 census record Mitchell as 10 years old, living with the family at Moghan, Clonavaddy, Tyrone. His family was farmers. The 1911 census shows that Mitchell was no longer living with the family. Itís possible he was 19 and living in Scotch Street in Dungannon, working as a draper.Henry Mitchell Kelly was living in Coleraine when he enlisted. Private Henry Mitchell Kelly was serving with the 1st/6th Battalion of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) when he died on 3rd April 1916, age 24.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Maroeuil British Cemetery
  Maroeuil, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-B-2
CWGC Casualty 120863
Maroeuil is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres north-west of Arras, between the roads to Houdain and Aubigny. The British Cemetery lies at the end of a track running north from the road to Bray and Ecoivres (C.1).
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
2 Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church Castlecaulfield
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1 1901 Census lists Kelly family Lists Mitchell as age 10 living with the family at house 9 in Moghan, Clonavaddy, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Kelly family Does not list Henry Mitchell as living with the family at house 9 in Maghan, Clonavaddy, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Mitchell Kelly Possible listing of Mitchell, aged 19, living at house 56 in Scotch Street, Dungannon, Tyrone
4 Coleraine Heroes 1914-1918 Details of Henry Mitchell Kelly including photo
5 Coleraine War Memorial Henry M Kelly listed on memorial
6 Photo of Corporal Henry Mitchell Kelly's headstone
7 Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church Picture of 1914-18 War Memorial in the Meeting House
8 Lower Clonaneese Presbyterian Church Lists families from that Church including Kelly family
9 Maroeuil British Cemetery Photo of Corporal Henry Mitchell Kelly's grave
10 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
11 Presbyterian ROH Clonaneese Henry Mitchell Kelly, killed in action
12 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Corporal Henry Mitchell Kelly's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023