Herbert Owen FARRELLY

52nd Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 3385.

Killed in Action , 21 October 1917, Ypres, Belgium.







Biographical Details

Born: 9 April 1894 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Bernard John FARRELLY

Mother: Lucy Maria JOSLING.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Stockman.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 29 October 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Eton via Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

24 January 1917 with 52nd  Battalion,

9th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A33 "Ayrshire".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

21 October 1917 while serving with 52nd  Battalion at Ypres, Belgium at the age of 23 years.

Burial place: Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium, Portion II, Row F, Grave No. 6.

Next of Kin:  Father, Bernard J. Farrelly, Eton via Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details

Panel 155, Australian War Memorial;

Eton War Memorial;

Homebush State School Honour Board;

Mackay Cenotaph

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.


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