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Thomas Culling Farrer

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Farrer, T.C. - Felton, E.L. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Farrer, T.C. - Felton, E.L. (CC BY …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Culling AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 129 AWMM
    • WWI 4/129A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1889 AWMM KirikiriroaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 November 1914 AWMM England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Matthew George Farrer, The Priory, Kemerton, Gloucester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 129 AWMM
    • WWI 4/129A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 30 November 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Student/Civilian AWMM
    BulfordSalisbury AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot 1 inch AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone 13 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Diarrhoea 17 June 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Debility July 1915 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. M. G. and Mrs. C. R. Farrer, of Copgrove, Bagley Wood, Oxford, England.

    Student at Reading University College at enlistment

    Enlisted with British Section of the NZEF then transferred to new Zealand Engineers, 1st Field Company a month later

    Embarked for Gallipoli from Alexandria 12 April 1915.

    Two sons, brothers served in WW1: Thomas Culling Farrer (129, 4/129A) kia, and Matthew Roland Farrer (13/102, 13/1023). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM 1. C. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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