|Street:||4 Cottage Richmond Street|
Resident at RIchmond Street, Longford
Resident at Richmond Street
|Regiment/Unit:||Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion / [4th Battalion]|
|Date of Death:||19-10-1914|
|Cause:||Killed in action|
|Memorial:||Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres/Ieper, Belgium|
John was born in Longford. Farrell enlisted in Boyle Co. Roscommon in Dec 1911 and became part of the 4th Battalion with the Connaught Rangers.
When Pte. Farrell was called to the front in Oct 1914 he was now part of the 2nd Battalion. He was later killed in action likely during the first Battle of Ypres.
|Parents Names:||Son of Patrick Farrell and Mary (née McHugh) of 4 Cottage, Richmond St., Longford.|
|Notes:||Pte. Farrell received the Victory and British War Medal in March 1920.|