|Rank:||Private, 2nd Class|
|Alternative Address:||Dublin Street & Ball Alley Lower, Granard;|
Resident at Ball Alley Lower, Granard
Resident at Dublin Street, Granard
|Regiment/Unit:||Royal Air Force|
|Date of Death:||10-10-1918|
|Cause:||Died at sea, (drowning), torpedoing of the R.M.S. Leinster|
|Memorial:||Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton|
Edward was born on the 4 November 1897* in Granard. Prior to the war, he was working as a labourer.
Edward enlisted with the Royal Air Force on the 3 September 1918, but died when R.M.S. Leinster was torpedoed in the Irish Sea. Edward's body was sadly never recovere/identified, and he is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton.
|Parents Names:||Son of Michael Kelly and Rose (née Reilly) of Granard.|
|Notes:||*Edward gave 4 April 1897 on his RAF attestment. This could be because he was trying to appear older than he was, he was unsure of his birth month, or his father was late in registering Edward's birth.|