Frederick Garnet (Fred) FARLOW MC, MID

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FARLOW, Frederick Garnet

Service Number: 227
Enlisted: 13 January 1915, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Maclean, New South Wales, 18 October 1885
Home Town: Maclean, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer/Selector
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 25 September 1918, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Haifa War Cemetery
Row B, Grave no.60
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 227, Cairns, Queensland
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 227, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 227, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Brisbane
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 227, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant Major, 11th Light Horse Regiment
29 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment
25 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Megiddo - Syria 1918

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Biography

Frederick Garnet FARLOW was born in 1885 in Maclean, Clarence River, NSW

His parents were Charles FARLOW and Julia HAUGH

He  married Margaret Gertrude CONSIDINE in 1915 in Queensland and also enlisted in 1915 with the Australian Army - he was with the 11th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron - Unit embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT Borda on 16th June, 1915 

Frederick was Killed in Action on 25th September, 1918 in Palestine and was buried in Semakh Military Cemetery, grave 3 and then reburied in Haifa War Cemetery, Grave ref. Row B Grave 60 - he is also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial

He was awarded the Military Cross, also Mentioned in Dispatches, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & the Victory Medal

 

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