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Regimental number1346
Place of birthBarnawartha, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBarnawartha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 7.75"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Farrelly, Barnawartha, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Place of enlistmentChiltern, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date24 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth, England, on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right knee), Melbourne, 24 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FARRELLY James

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