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Ada Isabella ‘Birdie’ Kelly

Ada Isabella (Birdie) Kelly (1889-1984) and Thomas James Merrick (1881-1918)

Ada Isabella (Birdie) Kelly (1889-1984
Daughter of Daniel Joseph Kelly (1864-1901) and Ada Henderson (1871-1936)
Born 1889
Married Thomas James Merrick (1881-1918) (Brevet Colonel Nov 1918). Awarded the DSO, MC and the Croix de Guerre
Ada and Thomas had five children
Thomas James died in France on 8 November 1918 (three days before the end of the war)
Ada Isabella died in Brighton in February 1984

Evelyn Rose Merrick (1912-1984)

Charles Merrick (b,1913)

Thomas N. Merick (1914-1962

Leslie Arthur J. Merrick (1919-1990)

Alex Merrick

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Ada Henderson with her husband Charles Parsons and her children
 (left to right) Charles Edward Kelly (b.1893), Annie Parsons (b.1902) on Ada’s Henderson’s lap, Ada Isabella Kelly (b.1889), Rose Mary Kelly (b.1892) at the bottom, Agnes Maud Kelly (b.1897) and Charles Parsons

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