Robert Turner FARISH

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FARISH, Robert Turner

Service Number: 875
Enlisted: 23 March 1915, Enlisted at St Arnaud
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Saint Arnaud, Northern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 20 September 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 875, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at St Arnaud
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 875, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 875, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Robert Turner Farish and Ann Elizabeth Farish of Bowen Street, St. Arnaud, Victoria. Brother of Albert Kauman Farish who returned to Australia on 11 April 1916  having served with the 24th Battalion and Isabel Farish

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