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Full Name: Francis Patrick Kelly
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Francis Patrick
Surname: Kelly
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 9778
Date of Birth: 13 October 1916
Place of Birth: New Zealand
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Campaigns: Greece
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Greece
Date of Death: 16 April 1941
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference: Face 13
Biographical Notes: Francis Kelly was the son of William Joseph Kelly and Bedelia Ann Kelly (nee Dunn) of Riversdale, Southland.
Description of Image:
  • Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in the Domain, Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece.
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Further References: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945: 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment by D.J.C. Pringle and W.A. Glue, p.55.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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