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Regimental number3635
Place of birthLiverpool New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Kerups Creek, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Gogeldrie via Leeton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Farrar, North Gogeldrie via Leeton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Ethel Annie FARRAR, North Gogeldrie, Leeton. Native of Kemp's Creek, Liverpool, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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