Saturday, August 17, 2013

Fallen Hero: First Lieutenant Edward A. Kelly, U.S. Army

First Lieutenant Edward A. Kelly, U.S. Army, was born on May 28, 1915, son of Michael and Ellen Kelly. Edward lived with his parents and one brother at 129 Fisher Street. 
First Lieutenant Edward A. Kelly was an officer in the regular army having enlisted on November 13, 1934. When conflict broke out, 1LT Kelly was sent to a tank outfit for training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was then ordered to the Hawaiian Islands to serve in an amphibious tractor outfit. 1LT Kelly died a short time later on June 20, 1944, at age 29, while serving in Hawaii. 
1LT Edward A. Kelly was survived by his wife, Rose, and a child who were living in Los Angeles, CA at that time. 
First Lieutenant Edward A. Kelly was interred in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 17, 1949.


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Fallen Hero: 1LT Edward Kelly


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