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William James Farrell

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 4081 AWMM
    • WWI 47502 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1877 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OnehungaAuckland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Mary Farrell (wife), Middleton Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian 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, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      195 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 12 June 1917; disembarked England, 16 August 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 26 October 1917; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 8 November 1917.
    Attached to Australian Tunnellers, 7 December 1917; rejoined Bn from attachment, 19 January 1918.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 30 August 1918 (shrapnel wound, contusion, left wrist); transferred to 63rd Casualty Clearing Station, 1 September 1918; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 2 September 1918; to England, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 2 October 1918; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 4 November 1918
    Commenced return to NZ from Liverpool on board SS 'Oxfordshire', 19 December 1918; discharged, 2 March 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 14 days (of which 1 year 236 days was abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 29 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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