Kelly's in uniform / The British Army - Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Kelly

KELLY - Lieutenant-Colonel Edward

- died 6th August 1828.

Born in 1771 at Portarlington, Queen's County. Wounded at Waterloo (Captain, 1st Life Guards. Received Russian Order of St. Anne). Served 23rd Light Dragoons in India.

Grave at Mullye -

"Sacred to the memory of Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Kelly of His Majesty's Service, who died on the 6th August Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, in the fifty-fourth year of his age. This gallant officer served His Majesty with distinction in Flanders, Spain, and at Waterloo, where he was severely wounded; he was present at the capture of the fortress of Bhurtpore, and subsequently served in Ava, where he contracted the disease which proved fatal to him. As a last mark of regard and esteem the Right Honorable the Viscount Combermere, GCB Commander-in-Chief, in whose Staff Lieut-Col. E. Kelly came to India, and his brother officers of the Staff, have erected this monument."