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John Farrell

Rank: Private
Townland: Aghnagore
Town/Village: Clondra
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish: Killashee
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Aghnagore, Clondra.
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Irish Regiment, 5th (Service) Battalion/ [6th Battalion Rifle Brigade]
Regiment Number: 1475
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

John was born c.1882 near Clondra.

Pte Farrell enlisted with the 5th RIR in September 1914 after the outbreak of the war, although it does not appear that he completed his service - only a section of his service record survives. 

Two of his brothers, George and Robert, were killed in action during the Great War. John listed George as his next-of-kin at his attestment. 

Parents Names: Son of Joseph Farrell, Aghnagore, Clondra.
Notes: Another soldier, Pte Edward O'Brien also appears to have served with this number.

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