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James William Harold FARRELL

Regimental number6993
Place of birthAshburnham New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest End, Molong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Farrell, Cumnock Road, Molong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazelle
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialOutersteene Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 65), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Ann Jane FARRELL, Kile Street, Molong, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6994 Pte William Henry George FARRELL, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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