Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
We need you to tell us more about the life and times of Robert I. Farrell
Robert I. Farrell
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: T/23787
- Rank: Driver
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
- Unit/Ship: East Lancs Divisional Train
- Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 26.06.1915
- Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
- Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: C.88.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 21a Atholl Street, Lochee, Dundee
Wife 21a Atholl St, Lochee, Dundee
More about Robert I. Farrell
Robert Farrell T/23787 Army Service Corps
LOCHEE MAN WHO WAS WOUNDED IN FRANCE.
DIES AT THE DARDANELLES.
A Lochee soldier, Driver Robert Farrell, of the A.S.C., who was wounded after serving five months in France, has met his death in the Dardanelles.
Mrs Farrell. Who resides at 21a Atholl Street, has received intimation of his death, which occurred on 26th June. A reservist, Driver Farrell was 33 years of age, and was formerly employed in a shipbuilding yard in Glasgow. He was wounded in France in December, and after a furlough at home left in April for the Dardanelles. He is survived by a widow and three young children.
Dundee Courier 3rd August 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
Can you tell us more about Robert I. Farrell'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...