|Street:||4 Cottage, Richmond Street|
Resident at RIchmond Street, Longford
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:|
Francis born the 16 April 1886 on New Street, Longford. He was one of a number of Longford prisoners of war taken in 1914. He was at Gefangenen Lager, Limburg, and was listed as one of a number of Co. Longford men at the camp in May 1915. The Red Cross's POW records noted that Pte Farrell's next-of-kin was Mrs. M. Farrell.
|Parents Names:||Son of Patrick Farrell and Mary (née McHugh), 4 Cottage, Richmond Street, Longford|
|Notes:||The Limburg camp chaplain Rev. Fr. Crotty (titled Irischer Kaplan) wrote the following to Bishop Hoare of Ardagh & Clonmacnois, which was reproduced in the Longford Leader's War Notes on the 2 July 1915 under the subheadings: 'Longford Prisoners of War in Germany - Striking Testimony to the Religious Fervour of Irish Prisoners - The Good Catholic Soldiers'. (link below)|