BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND
Albert E. Kelly was born in London 1914. He graduated at the Military Academy of Kneller Hall, and the Royal Academy of Music in London. In 1951 he became Bandmaster at the Royal Sussex Regiment. Kelly is best known for his marches -
Arromanches lies along the stretch of coastline designated as Gold Beach during the Normandy D-
Today Arromanches is mainly a tourist town. Situated in a good location for visiting all of the battle sites and War Cemeteries, there is also a museum at Arromanches with information about Operation Overlord, and in particular about the Mulberry harbours.
Kelly wrote the march Arromanches for the Kneller Hall March Composition Competition in 1948. He personally participated in the landing on the beach at Arromanches in Normandy on D-
Albert E. Kelly