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Remembrance => Newly Commemorated Men (CWGC) => Topic started by: mack on February 26, 2020, 10:26:51 PM

Title: 3353 william farrell
Post by: mack 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.
Title: Re: 3353 william farrell
Post by: Tim Bell 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.
Title: Re: 3353 william farrell
Post by: Tim Bell on November 05, 2021, 05:47:52 PM
Commemoration approved 05/11/2021
Title: Re: 3353 william farrell
Post by: charlie 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.

Charlie