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Lt Colonel Thomas Francis Henry John Kelly CIE OBE. 21st KGV Own Central India Horse. Military Secretary Governor, Madras

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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 .

Lt Colonel Thomas Francis Henry John Kelly CIE OBE. 21st KGV Own Central India Horse. Military Secretary Governor, Madras
£725.00

Availability: 1 in stock

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