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Corporal

William Alexander
KELLY

(Photo courtesy of L. Oakley)

Born:

1916 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Service No.

1944972  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B. 

Family Notes:

son  of Henry Kelly (1885-) and his wife Helen Gold McLean (1883-1971)  [m.1913 Blantyre, Lanarkshire]  

Civilian Occupation:

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Married:

Audrey  Joan Isaacson (1922-1998) in 1943 Ely Cambridgeshire. His widow remarried in 1947 to

Mr A.W. Jacobs.

Died:

6  June 1944 aged 28 . He was executed while held captive as a prisoner of war at Chateau de Grangues

Burial:

His  body was interred at Chateau de Grangues, then later reinterred in 1945 at Ranville War Cemetery plot 3A, row F grave no.2, after a war crimes investigation.

Cemetery / Memorial:

Named on the Grangues memorial stone at L'Eglise de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados.  

Links:

Chateau  de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click)  

Misc:

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