Lieutenant Colonel John Farrell

Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major
Birth Date 20 March 1883
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland
Death Date 09 December 1955
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Scotland
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1919 on page 21 at position 13
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 888 at position 8
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15228 at position 38
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 879 at position 17
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 20 March 1883
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 01 April 1916 Appointed second in command of the 42nd Battalion with the rank of captain.
Date promoted 01 May 1916 Appointed major.
Date of embarkation 05 June 1916
Other 1918 - 1919 Commanding Officer of the 43rd Battalion.
Date promoted 16 February 1918 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1918
Date returned to Australia 04 July 1919
Date of death 09 December 1955