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Regimental number1662
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
SchoolIron Knob State School, South Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressIron Knob, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 10"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Farrell, Iron Knob, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of disease 10 June 1916
Place of death or woundingMediterranean Sea
Age at death22
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3548 Pte Martin FARRELL, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died at sea of spinal meningitis, 10 June 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FARRELL Thomas

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