Eugene Douglas Kelly  was born at Chattanooga Valley, Walker County, Georgia, the son of Edgar Elijah Kelly (also spelled as Kelley) and Fay Newby. He had two older sister, Bonnie Lee Kelley and Lydia Louise Kelly; and two younger brothers, Tom Franklin Kelley and David Henry Kelley and a younger sister Betty Jewel Kelley.

He enlisted on 29 October 1942 at Fort Mcpherson Atlanta in Georgia.

Buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg, B, 8, 15

Familyphoto; Eugene Douglas Kelly and family. Front David and Betty, left to right Eugene, Bonnie, Lydia, Fay (mother) and Tom. This picture was made the last time the whole family was together.

Photo courtesy; Harriet Brumley

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 June 1920
  • Date of death: 22 March 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 20th Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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