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Roy Linden FARRELL

Regimental number5014
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolEagle Junction State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Jane Farrell, Kandanga P.O., Gympie, Queensland
Previous military service9th Infantry; Served in the Cadet Force until 18 years old, then in the Citizen Military Forces for a few weeks before enlisting.
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.11
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Edward and Mary Jane FARRELL, Kandanga, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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