3847422 Private William Kelly, 2nd Loyal North Lancs Regt

1902 Born Liverpool. Son of Christopher Joseph Kelly and Josephine Elizabeth Midgley

1911 census at 60 Islington, Liverpool

1921 Jul 10. Died in Castleisland ambush. Son of Mrs. J. E. Kelly, of 60 Islington, Liverpool .

According to the Regimental History a soldier was killed accidentally when he picked up a captured gun. The newspaper report from the "Independent" states that 3 soldiers were killed. Unlike the other 3 soldiers that were killed that night Pte Kelly does not appear on a casualty roll issued for British KIA for July 1921 and he did not appear on the Memorial Service Casualty Roll.

Buried Liverpool Anfield Cemetery


Castleisland Ambush