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Alfred Aloysius Kelly

Alfred Aloysius Kelly

About Alfred Aloysius

Alfred Aloysius Kelly was born in Seaforth, Liverpool, Lancashire in 1895, the son of John and Elizabeth Kelly.  The family home was at 7, Juvenal Street Dwellings, Liverpool, Lancashire.

He served as a scullion in the Stewards' Department on board the Lusitania and was killed when she was sunk.  His body was not amongst those recovered and identified afterwards.  He was aged 20 years.

As he has no known grave, his name is embossed on the Mercantile Marine Memorial at Tower Hill, London.

The records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission show Alfred Kelly's rank to be that of a waiter, but Cunard records, published in March 1916 are more likely to be reliable

Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1901 Census of England and Wales, 1911 Census of England and Wales, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Cunard Records, PRO BT 334.

Name:
Alfred Aloysius Kelly

Outcome:
Lost

Type:
Crew

Age at time of sailing:
20

Address at time of sailing:
7, Juvenal Street Dwellings, Liverpool
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