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Robert Farrell

Rank: Private
Townland: Aghnagore
Town/Village: Clondra
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Aghnagore, Clondra.
Census 1911: Possibly residing at Stretford, England, with the Killian family.
Regiment/Unit: Manchester Regiment, 20th Battalion
Regiment Number: 36955
Date of Death: 04-10-1918
Cause: Killed in action, France
Memorial: Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France

Robert was born 5 November 1882* in Clondra, the son of a tailor. He worked as a general labourer prior to the Great War, but it is likely that he had moved to England after 1901. He was married to Mary**, who was his sole legate after his death.

Pte Farrell enlisted in Manchester. His brothers, John and George also served in the Army, but George was killed in action in 1917 

Parents Names: Son of Joseph Farrell and Anne (née Guttery), Aghnagore, Clondra.
Notes: *Likely accurate birth and family details provided below. **Possibly Mary Swatman, who was married to a Robert Farrell in Barton-upon-Irwell in 1913.

Link to CWGC entry; (probable) Link to Civil Record of birth;

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