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Allan Gordon FARMER

Regimental number2645
Place of birthNewport New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address29 Grove Street, St Peter's, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William James Farmer, 29 Grove Street, St Peter's, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 16 and a half months at GCC Holdsworthy Guard in Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 November 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 7A), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Adelaide FARMER, 29 Grove Street, St. Peters, New South Wales. Native of Newport, Manly, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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