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Herbert Owen FARRELLY

Regimental number3385
Place of birthChelma Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEton via Macka, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Bernard J Farrelly, Eton via Macka, Queensland
Enlistment date29 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 6), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard John and Lucy Maria FARRELLY, Eton, Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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