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Kelly, Gordon Snodgrass (1885–1945)

The death occurred at the Wagga Base Hospital on Tuesday, 23rd January of Mr. Cordon Snodgrass Kelly, of Lockhart, at the age of 59 years.

Mr. Kelly was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs James Kelly, of ‘Cambersdoon’, Yerong Creek. He lived in Yerong Creek, Lockhart and Boree Creek district all his life, and was very well known.

He is survived by a widow and three sons, Mr. Bert Kelly (Boree Creek, Sergt. Geoff Kelly (RAAF, Narandera), Cpl Syd Kelly (AIF) and one daughter (Mrs. Bert Dengate, Sydney).

He is also survived by two brothers, Mr. W. Kelly (Culcairn), and Mr. J. Kelly (Yerong Creek) and two sisters, Miss J. Kelly (Wagga) and Mrs. Page (Roseville, Sydney).

The funeral took place on Wednesday morning. The cortege moved from St Andrews Presbyterian Church after a service conducted by the Rev. Chas. Wheeler, of Sydney, who officiated in the absence of Rev. Emlyn James.

The casket was carried by Messrs. Bert and Geoff Kelly (sons), Frank Andrew and George Seeliger (nephews), while the floral tray was in the care of Messrs. Jim Kelly (brother), S. Meyers (nephew), Trevor Wright and W. Hannan.

Interment took place in the Presbyterian portion of the Wagga cemetery, the Rev. Wheeler again officiating.

Original publication

  • Narandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser (NSW), 26 January 1945, p 2 (view original)

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'Kelly, Gordon Snodgrass (1885–1945)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 January 2020.

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