William John FARRELL

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FARRELL, William John

Service Number: 2639
Enlisted: 26 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Driver
Died: Died of wounds, Rouen, France, 16 December 1916
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block O, Plot III, Row I, Grave No. 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queenscliff Fire Brigade Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
14 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2639, 29th Infantry Battalion
14 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2639, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
23 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2639, 29th Infantry Battalion, GSW to head and left leg. Ginchy/Delville Wood area (Needle Trench).
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2639, 29th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

William Farrell's service is also recognised at:

Queenscliff Memorial Garden;

St Georges Church of England, Queenscliff;

Queenscliff RSL Honor Roll; and

Queenscliff Fire Brigade.