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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:17 BST (UK) »
It's at the bottom of his military history sheet
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:23 BST (UK) »
If he was born in India does that mean his father was also in the army do you think?  I am not a member of ancestry is there any other way I can obtain the records or would you advise me to join ancestry.

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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:26 BST (UK) »
Your local library might have a subscription to Ancestry
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 19 May 12 17:28 BST (UK) »
Yes I would say definitely that his father was in the army - particularly as Thomas attended the Royal Hibernian Military School for 6 years (1883-1889).
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:26 BST (UK) »
At age 18, Thomas had tattoos on the back of each wrist: A 30 on the left and T. K. on the right. Any idea of their significance?
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:30 BST (UK) »
At age 18, Thomas had tattoos on the back of each wrist: A 30 on the left and T. K. on the right. Any idea of their significance?

T.K. = Thomas Kelly?
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:32 BST (UK) »
At age 18, Thomas had tattoos on the back of each wrist: A 30 on the left and T. K. on the right. Any idea of their significance?

No not off hand I'll have to ask the aunties to see if they remember anything?

Is there anything on there about his fathers position in the Army?
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 19 May 12 18:52 BST (UK) »
At age 18, Thomas had tattoos on the back of each wrist: A 30 on the left and T. K. on the right. Any idea of their significance?

T.K. = Thomas Kelly?

Could very well be and I wonder is A 30 something to do with the regiment or his army days....
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Re: Thomas Kelly - India
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 19 May 12 19:03 BST (UK) »
I wondered if it was shorthand for his birthday.

If so it might rule out this chap https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FG3P-QL9
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