John J. Kelly – Major, United States Army

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ARMY OFFICER FOUND DEAD OF BULLET WOUND ON STATEN ISLAND

18 October 1964

Major John J. Kelly, Chief of the Training Divisionof II Army Corps, was found dead of a gunshot wound in the head here yesterday at Miller Field, New Dorp, Staten Island.

Army authorities said a .38 caliber pistol was lying near his right hand. The Army and Federal Bureau of Investigation began inquiries.

Major Kelly, the 45-year-olf, father of four childrem, lived at Miller Field, an Army Base. He was stationed at Fort Wadsworth, about five miles away, where II Corps has headquarters.


KELLY, JOHN J

  • MAJ USA
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 12/09/1919
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/17/1964
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 37  SITE 3674
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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