William Robert FARRELL

FARRELL, William Robert

Service Number: 693
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 693
26 Sep 1901: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 693, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, AWM Boer War Unit Details, Murray p. 506 & 519, the 2nd draft entrained Brisbane 24 Sep 1901, embarked from Sydney aboard Harlech Castle 26 Sep 1901, arrived Cape Town 26 Oct 1901.
23 Jun 1902: Discharged Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 693, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, AWM Boer War Unit Details, Murray p. 508 notes 6th contingent embarked from Durban to return to Australia on 17 May 1902 aboard Devon, arrived Brisbane 17 Jun 1902, disbanded 23 Jun 1902.

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Biography contributed by Claude McKelvey

William Rober Farrell served twice in the South African (Boer) War, first as a Private S.N. 156 in the 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry and second as a Private S.N. 693 in the 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen. (source AWM Boer War Nominal Roll, Murray P. 470 and 519- see note bottom of page).