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Regimental number1039
Date of birth1890
Place of birthNorth West Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs Elizabeth Farnham, Smithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Farnham, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death30 April 1915
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4306 Pte Claude FARNHAM, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1917; 506 Pte Vere FARNHAM, 7th Machine Gun Section, died of wounds, 3 September 1918.~
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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