We remember George Herbert Farrar

We remember George Herbert Farrar

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Timeline

Timeline

1859
birth Chatteris, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom Source:9052469 Source:8653845 17th June 1859
1870
education Bedford Modern School Bedford United Kingdom Source:8992782 1870 - 1875
1879
location Cape Colony South Africa Source:9052469 1879
1891
children Helen Mabel Farrar Source:8653845 October 1891
1892
marriage Ella Mabel Farrar Source:9052469 1892
1896
children Murial Frances Farrar Source:8653845 April 1896
1897
children Gwendoline Farrar Source:8653845 July 1897
1901
children Georgina Majorie Farrar Source:8653845 August 1901
1907
children Kathleen Elizabeth Farrar Source:8653845 May 1907
1911
children Ella Marguerite Farrar Source:8653845 April 1911
1914
service South African Services Lt Col D.A.Q.M.G Source:8653845 1914
1915
service South African Services Colonel Assistant Quartermaster General (A.Q.M.G) - Active Citizen Force attd. General Staff Source:8653845 May 1915
marriage Ella Mabel Waylen Source:8653846
1915
death Not War Related Killed as the result of a collision between a motor trolley, in which he was travelling on duty, and a railway construction train. The accident occurred on the railway line at night. Kuibis, South West Africa South Africa Source:8653846 Source:8653845 20th May 1915
burial Bedford Farm Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Gauteng South Africa Source:8653846
sibling Sidney Farrar Source:9052469
sibling Percy Farrar Source:9052469
sibling Rev C F Farrar Source:9052469
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8653846

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Herbert
Initials GH
Last Name Farrar,
Source 8653846
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Cape Colony South Africa known 1879
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
South African Services D.A.Q.M.G Lt Col
South African Services Assistant Quartermaster General (A.Q.M.G) - Active Citizen Force attd. General Staff Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Mabel Farrar daughter October 1891
Murial Frances Farrar daughter April 1896
Gwendoline Farrar daughter July 1897
Georgina Majorie Farrar daughter August 1901
Kathleen Elizabeth Farrar daughter May 1907
Ella Marguerite Farrar daughter April 1911
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dr Charles Farrar father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sidney Farrar brother
Percy Farrar brother
Rev C F Farrar brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ella Mabel Waylen wife
Ella Mabel Farrar wife 1892

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Fife3190
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
South Africa Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Alexander119331
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Alexander119331

External Evidence

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Sir George Herbert Farrar DSO profile Alexander119331

Multimedia

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Bedford Modern School Great War Memorial Alexander119331
Sir G H Farrar Alexander119331
Life and Times of Sir G H Farrar from 1859 to 1911 Alexander119331
Sir G H Farrar Alexander119331
OBMs Serving in the Forces 1914-15 Alexander119331
Bezuidenhout Valley War Memorial DR117137
Bezuidenhout Valley War Memorial DR117137
Grave of Colonel Sir George Herbert Farrar DR117137
Inscription DR117137
Colonel George Herbert Farrar James201

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