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William FARRELL

Regimental number7157
Place of birthCowdenheath
SchoolCowdenheath
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWheeler
AddressThirroul, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Farrell, Kennedy Hills, Thirroul, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Mary Barker FARRELL, Austinmer, New South Wales. Native of Fife, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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