agnos Posted 17 May , 2016 Share Posted 17 May , 2016 I wonder if anybody might steer me in the right direction to find out a little more information on a relative. Thomas Kelly was born in 1886 in Liverpool. He enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery in around 1904 and served in India. We have a picture of him wearing riding boots and carrying a crop and another showing him on a course at the government telegraph station in Merut. He appears on the 1911 census at his sister's home in Liverpool and was still a serving soldier in the RFA. We believe he served his enlistment term by 1912/13 and left the army. We also have a picture of him taken in 1914, showing him wearing a tunic with three inverted chevrons on the cuff - he had presumably been called back from the reserve on the outbreak of war. He survived it and unfortunately died in the 1930s We have no information as to what his number was, or what units he served in prior to WW1 or during it. Is there an RFA site where we might be able to find out more about him? We have tried on Ancestry but there are quite a number of Thomas Kellys of around the same age in that regiment during 1914-1918. Is it possible that he retained his army number when he was recalled, and that number would be of a different set than those issued during the war? Thanks in advance for any info. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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