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Edward Joseph FARRELL

Regimental number2713
Place of birthSandhurst Victoria
SchoolHuntly State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressHuntly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Farrell, Huntly, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171

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