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William Joseph FARRELL

Regimental number1582
Place of birthSouthgate New South Wales
SchoolHomebush State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Farrell, Grafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Date of death1 May 1960
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery

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