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3353 william farrell
« on: February 26, 2020, 10:26:51 PM »
3353 William Patrick Farrell
1st manchesters
15 malby st,oldham
wife mary,jane
slater enlisted 3rd Bttn 26/9/1914
France with 2nd Bttn 20/7/1915
Home 1/3/1916
discharged 29-6-16
died 13-8-16
age 44
greenacres cemetery.C1.178 Roman Catholic

William was reported dangerously ill in the gen hospital at etretat on 9-2-16,he was invalided home and admitted to reading war hospital on 1-3-16,with suspected appendicitis,a operation discovered a malignant bowel tumour,he discharged himself from hospital on 23-6-16
No Pension Card with cause of discharge or death.
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Re: 3353 william farrell
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2020, 08:03:00 AM »
The Bowel Cancer is stated as orginating at Etretat in Jan 1916 and hence commencing in service. Also accepted as Due to or Aggravated by service.
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Re: 3353 william farrell
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2021, 05:47:52 PM »
Commemoration approved 05/11/2021
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Re: 3353 william farrell
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2021, 06:32:27 PM »
I‘ll not repeat myself on every thread, but well done Tim and Mack on getting them all recognised.

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Re: 3353 william farrell
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2022, 06:28:57 PM »
William Farrell's burial at Greenacres was adopted on 24/06/2022.  "The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave."
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/75467493/william-patrick-farrell/
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