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Frederick FARNELL

Regimental number1046
Other NamesAlfred Frederick
SchoolGordon State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMiddleton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Charles Farnell, Middleton, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death27.5
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 34), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Hannah FARNELL, 'Hillcote', Middleton, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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