Joseph Andrew Farrell Image

Name

Lieutenant Joseph Andrew Farrell

Born

1894-04-11

From

Windsor, ON

Occupation

Bank Clerk (Merchant's Bank, Walkerton)

Religion

Roman Catholic

Death

1951-06-12

Awards

Military Cross (L.G. 29713, 1916-08-19);



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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-08-26

Prev Exp

32nd Regiment (4 months); 34th Battalion (6 months)

Wounded Date

1917-05-04

Wounded Where

Gunshot wound, left ear

Discharge Date

1919-09-03

Discharge Cause

General Demobilization



Notes

Farrell first signed up with the Wireless Guard at Tobermory. On reduction of the guard, he joined the 34th, and was later given a commission in the 71st in 1915. (Walkerton Telescope, Aug. 31, 1916) He served in Canada, England and France with the 71st Battalion, 36th Battalion, 4th Battalion, 1st Trench Mortar Battery, 2nd Central Ontario Regimental Depot and Canadian Army Pay Corps. (Certificate of Service)







News Clippings


Military Cross Citation, London Gazette, 1919-08-19
Military Cross Citation, London Gazette, 1919-08-19
Walkerton Telescope, Aug. 31, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Aug. 31, 1916

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