A very interesting group court mounted as worn .
O.b.e hallmarked to rear maker garrard.
India general service medal with Waziristan 1921-24 clasp named lt t f h j j kelly staff .
1935 silver jubilee medal .
1937 coronation medal.
( all 4 are mounted as worn but they are loose where they were sewn round the suspenders due to age ).
Thomas Francis Henry John Joseph Kelly was born 20th June 1899 .
He was commissioned as 2nd lt unattached 16th December 1918 .
2nd lieutenant Indian Army 29th December 1918 .
Lieutenant 16th December 1919 .
Captain 16th December 1924 .
Major 14th December 1936 .
Lieutenant colonel ( local rank ) 1939.
He served as aide de camp to chief of general staff India 1st October 1923 to 5th August 1924 .
Adc to general officer Commander in chief northern command India 9th November 1924 – 2nd April 1925 .
Adc to his excellency commander in chief India 3rd April 1925 to 5th August 1925 .
Adc to c in c n command India 6th August 1925 to 13th April 1926 .
Military Private secretary to governor Central provinces India 29th March 1930 to 26th July 1933 .
Military private secretary to his excellency the governor of madras 16th November 1934 until his death in 1940 .
Appointed companion of order of the Indian empire in 1939 honours .
He died 10th September 1940 .
Sadly the c.i.e has at some point been separated from the group .
Please note the probate notice and picture of grave are digital only images .