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Michael FARRELL

Regimental number3485
Place of birthNarrandera New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBridge labourer
AddressRailway, Department, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas Farrell,Wanimberal, Gosford, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
FateKilled in Action 29 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 58), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Johanna FARRELL. Native of Narrandera, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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