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Bernard Leo O'FARRELL

Regimental number3365
Place of birthKandanga, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth O'Farrell, Kandanga, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 20 July 1918

FateKilled in Action 15 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs D.J. O'FARRELL
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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