Photograph courtesy of Jon

Born: 26th March 1903, Carlisle, Cumberland.

Died: 4th April 1944; age: 41; of a Cerebral Hemorrhage, at St. Pancras, London.

Residence: 62, Romney Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: an Aeroplane Instrument Maker, at the Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment, MoD Boscombe Down, Wiltshire.


Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service Number: 335218.

Regiment: Royal Air Force.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Peter & Mary Jane Kelly; husband of Doris May Kelly, of Ipswich.




1911   36, Abbey Street, Carlisle, Cumberland.


Robert was 8 years and living with his parents & siblings.

Peter Kelly, 48, a Blacksmith – Railway Company, born Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Mary Jane Kelly (nee Bradshaw), 48, born Carlisle, Cumberland.

John Kelly, 21, a Clerk – Cumberland County Council, born Dalmuir, Glasgow.

Margaret Kelly, 18, born Carlisle.

Mary Jane Kelly, 16, a Book Keeper – Grocer, born Carlisle.

Joseph Kelly, 14, born Carlisle.


Robert’s father, Peter Kelly died 1917, Carlisle, Cumberland.


In 1924, Ipswich, Robert married Doris May Barnes, born December 1906, Ipswich – daughter of James Thomas Barnes, a saw mill labourer and Florence Barnes (nee Whiting), of 13, Alston Road, Ipswich.

They had 4 children.



Robert, an Aircraftman 1st Class/Aeroplane Instrument Maker at the Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment, MoD Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, and Doris were living at 62, Romney Road, Ipswich with their 4 children.

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