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Arthur George William FARRANTS

Regimental number1764
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressGPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F C Farranta, Coomoo, Turramurra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 20), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas C and Mary FARRANTS, 28 Moore Park Road, Paddington, New South Wales. Native of England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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