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John Farrer (19455 Pte.)

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

a soldier of the border regiment
remembered with honour

Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour

Name John Farrer
Rank Private
Number 19455
Attached §
Transferred ¥
Former unit None listed in SDGW
Enlisted Carlisle, Cumberland
Resident 17 Close Street, Carlisle
Born Gaitsgill, Cumberland
Died 1 July 1916
Where died France and Flanders
How died Killed in action
Age 34
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Memorial
Reference no. Pier and Face 6A and 7C
Resting place Thiepval Memorial
*Son of Elizabeth Farrer of Gaitsgill.
*Husband of Mary Farrer and father of 5 children.
*John previously worked as a coal miner.
*Reported missing and wounded 1 July 1916 and assumed to have died on that day. Telegram sent August 1917.
*John is also commemorated on a family grave at Dalston Road Cemetery, Carlisle.


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