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John Phillip FARRELL

Regimental number31691
Place of birthDeloraine Tasmania
SchoolXavier College, Melbourne, Vcitroia; St Virgil's College, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCadet, Railway Construction Works
AddressTurner's Hotel, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Farrell, Turner's Hotel, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFranvillers
Age at death20
Place of burialQuerieu British Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 45), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip and Kathleen FARRELL, Ulverstone, Tasmania. Native of Deloraine, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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