Edward Joseph FARRELL

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FARRELL, Edward Joseph

Service Number: 2713
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Pioneer Battalion
Born: Huntly, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Huntly, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Huntly State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Lijssenthoek, Belgium, 2 October 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No. 4A
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2713, 7th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
26 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2713, 7th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
26 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2713, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
20 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2713, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Egypt
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2713, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Pozières
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2713, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Mouquet Farm
1 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Pioneer Battalion, France
1 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Belgium
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2713, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Menin Road
2 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2713, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Third Ypres, Multiple SW to head, shoulder, hand and leg sustained near Westhoek Ridge. Evacuated to 3rd Canadian CCS at Lijssenthoek, however died of wounds same day.
2 Oct 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 2713, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Third Ypres

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