Aircraftman Class I Ronald John Clement KELLY

Service No: 72186
Born: Wallarobba NSW, 4 February 1921
Enlisted in the RAAF: 3 November 1942
Unit: No. 18 Squadron
Died: Ground Accident, Nightcliff NT, 3 July 1943, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John J. Kelly and Catherine E. Kelly, of Merrylands, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Merrylands NSW
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Victory in the Pacific Memorial Wall and Fountain, Merrylands NSW
Remembered: Memorial Avenue Plaques, Merrylands NSW
Remembered: Merrylands RSL Club World war II Memorial, Merrylands NSW

Aircraftman Kelly was shot by the accident discharge of a Bren Gun.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/22/82
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line


Hurst, D. (Doug) The Fourth Ally: The Dutch forces in Australia in WWII, Doug Hurst, Canberra, 2001

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