JOHN KELLY 1881–1963
Born in 14th April 1881, in Pinchbeck, Lincs
Married 20th March 1909 to Kate Nowell at Sy Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Died 1963 age 81
Age 9 living at Six Houses Bank in West Pinchbeck (Lincs.) with his father John (agricultural labourer) mother Louisa, sisters Rose 11, Florrie 7, Louisa 1 and brother Ernest 8
Age 19 living in Tickencote (Rutland) as a boarder and employed in horse keeping on a farm. The farm belonged to the Marchioness of Exeter who was living at The Hall in Tickencote.
Age 29 living at Spellow Farm, married to Kate (born in Radcliffe on Trent). Married 2 years, no children. He was employed as a farm labourer
1914 Electoral Roll
Address: Spellow Farm, Radcliffe on Trent
Service Number: 80949
Military Unit: The Sherwood Foresters
Theatre of War: France and Flanders
Transferred by end of war to Labour Corps, no 595880
24.10.17: Gun Shot Wound left thigh, severe.
To No 61 Casualty Clearing Station
8.11.17: transferred from sick convoy No 4 Ambulance train to hospital ship
At that date he was serving with 15th Bn, X Company, Sherwood Foresters and had been 3 months with Field Force
Pension Record Card
On 22nd March 1919 he was assessed at 5% disability due to the gunshot wound to his leg, an allowance of 5 shillings 6d (27p) for himself with an additional 1 shillings 4d (7p) for his wife and child (?). This terminated on 14th December 1920.
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Spellow Farm, Radcliffe on Trent.
He was a waggoner residing in Radcliffe on Trent on marriage.
Address: Spellow Farm, Bingham Road, Radcliffe
Employment: Stockman for Butler Smith farmer
Household: wife Kate, father John, retired farm labourer Mr A Sly, farmer, mother Louisa
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Spellow Farm, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: wife Kate
Address: Main Street, Bingham
Occupation: farm labourer
Household: living with wife Kate born 22.4.1879
Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent