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James Roger FARRELL

Regimental number*8422
SchoolToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
AddressTaylor, Crows Nest Line, via Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Matthew Farrell, Taylor, Crows Nest Line, via Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board A59 Botanist on 24 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8422
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given names James Rogers on photocopy
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death33.3
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 13), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Elizabeth FARRELL. Native of Queensland

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