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Michael Thomas FARRELL

Regimental number28
Place of birthGarvoc Victoria
SchoolSt Thomas, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressGarvoc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Michael Farrell, Garvoc, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1918
Place of death or woundingE-Salt, Palestine
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row V, Grave No. 23), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael James and Bridget M. FARRELL, 31 Delbridge Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Garvoc, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2612 Pte John Herbert FARRELL MM, DCM, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 January 1919.

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