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Edward Albert FARRELL

Regimental number1919
Place of birthGongohgon New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTudor Street, Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Timothy Farrell, Tudor Street, Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1921 Pte George Charles FARRELL, 55th Bn, killed in action, 9 March 1917; 1920 Pte Timothy Oxley FARRELL, 5th Bn, died of wounds, 22 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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