|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm.|
Farquhar, William Gordon
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/5226|
First World War, 1914-1918
Farquhar, William Gordon, DSO (Major)
Collection relating to service of Major William Gordon Farquhar, DSO, 8 Field Company Engineers, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection includes works diary maintained by Farquhar at Quinn's Post.
Biographical note: 8 Field Company Engineers. Surveyor of Brisbane; born Woongarra, QLD, 1886 (or 1888); enlisted 18 April 1914, and embarked with 3 Field Company; commissioned on 26 July 1915 and posted to 5 Field Company; promoted Lieutenant 26 August 1915; transferred to 8 Field Company; promoted Captain 14 March 1916; Major 21 March 1917; left England for Australia 2 January 1919. Two brothers also served: 735 Private Mure Robertson Farquhar, 18 Battalion and Lieutenant N G Farquhar MC, Kings Royal Rifle Corps.