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Fr Kelly Military Cross

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The Military Cross medal awarded to Fr Edmond Kelly, native of New Inn, Cashel is on display in Tipperary Studies, the Source Library, Thurles.

We also have a display of articles and photos on  Fr. Kelly’s life

Fr. Kelly, volunteered for service as army chaplain during WW1 He was awarded the Military Cross for ‘ conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty ‘ on 16 August 1917, East of Ypres.

He continued as army chaplain until 1920 before returned to pastoral duties. He became PP in Killenaule in 1937 and was buried there in 1955.

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