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Frederick FARRELL

Regimental number106
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolCentral School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFactory hand
Address22 Central Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jas Farrell, 20 Central Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets; then in Derwent Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrighton, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll105
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 29 December 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPortianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 9 March 1915.

Wounded in action, 25-28 April 1915 (bullet wound, foot); admitted to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan; discharged to rejoin unit, 1 June 1915; arrived A&NZ Base, Mudros, 28 August 1915.

Transferred to Essex Garrison Regiment, 23 October 1915; rejoined unit, 25 October 1915.

Admitted to No 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 28 November 1915 (nephritis).

Died of nephritis, 29 December 1915.

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

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