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John Sydney FARRELL

Regimental number2762
Place of birthMount Mercer Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMelton Park, Melton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Farrell, Melton Park, Melton, Victoria
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 11 October 1918
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 71), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann FARRELL, Melton Park, Melton, Victoria. Native of Mount Mercer, Buninyong, Victoria

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