Ernest Martin FARRELL

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FARRELL, Ernest Martin

Service Number: 1470
Enlisted: 12 November 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom, April 1888
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Shell explosion, Dead Man's Ridge, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Panel 53
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

12 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1470, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1470, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1470, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
2 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1470, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Residential address at the time of enlistment was 'Bonnie Doon', Porter Street, Kalgoolie, WA. Bonnie Doon was a gold mine

Son of G.W. and Mary Farrell of Battersea, London, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal