Francis Farrell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4319
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 03/09/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.38.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 5 Brown Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Overseer, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Agnes Reynolds, 5 Brown St, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about Francis Farrell

Francis Farrell   4319   Black Watch

FARRELL___Killed in action, on 3rd September 1916, Private Francis Farrell, 4319, Black Watch, aged 29 years,

                   beloved husband of Agnes Reynolds, 5 Brown Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd September 1916

Francis Farrell     4319   Black Watch

Private Francis Farrell was in his 30th year.  He had served with the Militia, and joined up about a year ago.  He was an overseer in Tay Works, and leaves a wife and one child, who reside at 5 Brown Street.  Deceased was a well-known junior footballer.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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