FARRELL, William Henry

Rank: 
Marine
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X112233
Died : 
Thursday, September 30, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
19
Marine William Farrell died [1] after an accident during during the Strong Point exercise in the final week of commando training at the Commando Basic Training Centre [2].
 
The cause of death at the Military Hospital at Onich is recorded as a "gunshot wound to the neck."  His unit is recorded on the Register of Deaths as 44RM Commando [3].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] The book '44 Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan'
[3] Register of Deaths in the district of Ballachulish via website scotlandspeople.gov.uk.
 

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