Robert John Farrell Unknown date of birth - Died 26 October 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number25848 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesRobert John AWMM SurnameFarrell AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number25848 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Farm hand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Kaunakania, Te Karaka, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M. Farrell (mother), Te Hapara, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25848 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Sergeant AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 6th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Robert John Farrell was the son of Robert John and Mary Alice Farrell, of Gisborne AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death26 October 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceII. E. 15. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Robert John Farrell by laying a poppy. Robert Farrell Robert Henery Farrell Robert John Farrell Robert Moore Farrell T.J. Farrell Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Robert John Farrell Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 112 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.