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Christopher and Thomas Culling Farrer

Location
Tewkesbury
From
England
Hello. My name is Andrew James and I live in Kemerton, Worcestershire. I am heading up a small team of villagers researching those people from World War 1 who are commemorated on our war memorial. The Farrer brothers are two of those. I wondered if anybody had any photos or information concerning them that you might be able to share, or if you know someone who has. Or if a relative can verify some of the information we have already discovered.
 
Name:
Christopher Farrer

Age: 23
Birth Date: abt 1892

Death Date: 19 May 1915

Cemetery: Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac
Burial Country: Turkey

Father: Matthew George Farrer
Mother: Caroline Rachel Farrer

Service number: 13/333

Region or Memorial: Gallipoli




Name:
Thomas Culling Farrer

Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Age; 21

Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery Armentieres
Burial Country: France

Father: Mr M G Farrer
Mother: Mrs C R Farrer

Service number: 4/129A

Region or Memorial: France
 

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Related to me by Caroline Cameron (born in New Zealand and now residing in Washington DC):

Briefly, their parents, my great grand parents, emigrated to New Zealand in the late 1800s. My great grandfather (Matthew George Farrer) was the second son in his family, and decided to seek his fortune in New Zealand, which he did not find. He and his wife (Caroline Rachel Farrer) and daughter returned to England at some stage. Their five sons (including Christopher and Thomas) remained in New Zealand.
 
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