Sergeant William R Kelly

06 Jan 1945

William Robert Kelly served with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion and took part in the 6th Airborne response to the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes during Winter 1944-5.

Sergeant Kelly was killed in action on 6 January 1945, aged 26, and was buried in Aye Burial Ground, (Belgium) 14kilometres from Hotton. He was later reinterred in Hotton War Cemetery on 22 May 1947.

If you are part of Sgt Kelly’s family and would like to complete this biography, you can apply to the curator to do so. To do this you will need to become a member of ParaData and select the 'friend or family member' option on the registration form. If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please visit our registration page.

Members of ParaData can submit their material by clicking on the 'add your info' button below.

Read More

Service History

William R Kelly


Latest Comments

There are currently no comments for this content.

Add your comment