(Service number 288994)

Aliases Listed as Frank Clifford Farrell
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Date Unknown Place of Birth Derby England

Enlistment Information

Date 1 September 1917 Age 27
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Chemist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Emily Peggy Farrell of 12 St Nicolas Street Coventry
Religion Episcopal
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Royal Engineers, No. 1 Special Coy

Military Awards

Service Medals 1914-1915 British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 23 June 1918 Age 28
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Pozieres Memorial, France, Locality Somme
Memorial Reference Panel 10-13. Poziers Memorial, Poziers, Department de la Somme, Picardie France
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son Of Simpson Farrell And Ada Farrell. Husband Of Emily Peggy Farrell, Of 12, St Nicholas St, Coventry. A Member Of The Pharmaceutical Society.

It is unclear what Farnie's connection to South Canterbury is - if any. It is possible that the name on the Memorial Wall in Timaru has been incorrectly linked with Frank Clifford Farrell


Commonwealth War Graves Commission website (28 August 2013)

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