FARROW, William John
(Service number 26/553)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Locomotive fireman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Samuel FARROW (mother), 49 Russell Square, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 4th Battalion, D Company
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

Service Medals
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

Gunshot wounds to left leg; 70 percent disability

Post-war Occupations


Date 16 July 1959 Age 63 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 17 & 18 July 1959
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 108, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William John Farrow was the son of Samuel and Mary Ellen (née Coleman) Farrow.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 September 2016]

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