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Simon Peter FARRELLY

Regimental number647
Place of birthHerberton South Australia
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDeep Lead via Herberton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Farrelly, C/o General Post Office, Herberton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.5
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Simon and Annie FARRELLY, Herberton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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