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John William FARRAR

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical pracitioner
AddressRylstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J W Farrar, Rylstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 19 September 1918

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (4th Class)

Peace Gazette 1919.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Frank Martindale FARRAR, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 11 May 1916.
Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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