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
Operations: 
Age: 
19
Roll of Honour: 
Mne Farrell was killed in an accident during commando training at the Commando Basic Training Centre. In the book 44 Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan, the author states that Mne Farrell died as a result of an accident that took place during the Strong Point exercise in their final week of training. 
 
He died at the Military Hospital at Onich, cause of death recorded as  "gunshot wound to the neck."  Hs unit is recorded on the Register of Deaths as 44RM Commando.
[Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Ballachulish via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 

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