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Regimental number5016
Place of birthKiama New South Wales
SchoolKiama Public School, New South Wales
AddressKiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Percy Gower Creswell Farquharson, Thomson Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the Kiama 60 Compulsory Trainees for 4 years.
Enlistment date13 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBouchavesnes, France
Age at death19
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 53), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Percy Gower Cresswell and Emma FARQUHARSON, Thompson Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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