John Thomas FARRELL

Regimental number912
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
SchoolSt Ignatius (Catholic) College, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, R Farrell, 2 Blanch Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death22 May 1915
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 3), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Earn FARRELL. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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