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Alfred Edwin FARNELL

Regimental number3466
Place of birthSandhurst Victoria
SchoolWoodvale and Eaglehawk North State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMyers Flat, via Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T W Farnell, Myers Flat, via Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row T, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas William and Esther Isabella FARNELL, Myers Flat, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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