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Date of birth20 March 1883
AddressState School, Macknade, Herbert River, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Watson Farrell, Railway Terrace, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceUnattched List
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name42nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 43rd Battalion
Promotion date: 16 February 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsWar service: Western Front Medals: Distinguished Service Order, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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