1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
06/03/1944 (Killed in Action)
William Kelly was the son of Mary Kelly. He was born on 3rd July 1910. They lived at Factory Square, Cookstown. William Kelly worked as a farm labourer prior to enlisting in the army on 14th December 1933. He served in Egypt, Palestine and India. Fusilier William Kelly was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Burma on 6th March 1944.
Taukkyan War Cemetery adjoins the village of Taukkyan which is about 35 kilometres north of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). It is on PY1 road (formerly Prome road), about 15 kilometres from the airport and can be easily seen from the road.