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Roy Henry FARRELL

Regimental number1256
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLunawanna South, Burnie Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Farrell, Lunawanna South, Burnie Island, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 30, Grave No. 27), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Clement and Emily Augusta FARRELL, Lunawanna, South Briery, Tasmania. Native of Hobart, Tasmania

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