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James Farrell

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Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2716 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 April 1862 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kihikihi, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B. Farrell (mother), Kihikihi, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on 6 February 1901 AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Invalided to New Zealand 6.02.1901. Died of pneumonia on "Chicago" 21.01.1901. Buried at sea

    Auckland Museum Boer War Display – photo of “section of the Auckland Fifth Contingent which left by the Mapourika”

    Died on Board Ss Chicago

    Father was named James Farrell. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 21 November 1901 AWMM
    • 6 February 1901 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 39 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Buried at sea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 27 February 1901, page 5 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 27 February 1901, page 5 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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