Percy Ewart Kelly

Percy Ewart Kelly

Date of Birth



2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Science, 1910-1912


Clifton Road Boy’s School, Southall, Middlesex

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Middlesex Regiment, 8th Battalion

Theatre of war


Date of death

26 April 1915

Location of death

Ypres, Belgium


Ypres Menin Gate Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Panel 49 and 51)


Second Lieutenant Percy Ewart Kelly was the son of Robert Phillips and Katherine Kelly in Middlesex. He studied at Borough Road College for 2 years and gained a BA in 1911. He joined the Middlesex Regiment on 29 August 1914. On 26 April 1915, whilst in charge of a detachment escorting artillery at Ypres Kelly was killed, aged 23.


Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BRCSYG033, 1913 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission).

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