Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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08/07/2021 There is a Private Francis Kelly, of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, on Tralee War Memorial, but he died in October 1918.
08/07/2021 Private Kelly arrived in France with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers on 19th December 1915.
08/07/2021 Francis was born about 1873 in Carnteel, County Tyrone.
08/07/2021 Francis Kelly was the son of James and Rose Kelly.
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15/02/2017 The CWGC record Private Francis Kelly as the son of James and Rose Kelly of Ravella Terrace, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
15/02/2017 Private Kelly has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. The Thiepval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave. Over 90% of those commemorated died between July and November 1916.
15/02/2017 Private Francis Kelly was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Munster Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Saturday 9th September 1916. He was 41 years old.
15/02/2017 Francis Kelly enlisted in Cork. He was living in Aughnacloy at the time.
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