Gustavous Alexander FARRALL


FARRALL, Gustavous Alexander

Service Number: VX57947
Enlisted: 18 June 1941
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mywee, Victoria, Australia, 21 November 1915
Home Town: Springvale, Greater Dandenong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, New Guinea, 29 June 1945, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
HH B 13, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN VX57947
18 Jun 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN VX57947, 2nd/8th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Adrian Jones

Son of Ralph Llewelyn Francis and Ethel Esther Maria Farrall; husband of Fannie Doris Farrall, of Clunes, Victoria.

Pte G. R. Farrall, husband of Mrs Fannie Farrall, of Clunes, was killed in action at Wewak on June 29. He had served for more than four years in the AIF in the Middle East, Darwin, and New Guinea. Before enlisting Pte Farrall was in the employ of D W. Chandler (Melbourne), and lived with his wife and two sons at Springvale. His parents, Mr and Mrs R. L. F. Farrall, live at Burwood.