Warrant Officer John William FARLEY

Service No: 2778
Born: Newtown NSW, 16 October 1904
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 March 1937 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School, Western Junction TAS
Died: Illness, Melbourne VIC, 6 September 1942, Aged 37 Years
Buried: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John and Fanny Marian Farley; husband of Veronica Maud Farley, of Cremorne, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Northbridge NSW
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 20 August 1942, Warrant Officer Farley, an Engineer, attended sick parade. On 23 August he was admitted to Station Sick Quarters Western Junction, suffering from Tuberculosis Meningitis. On 2 August he was transferred by aircraft to Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and he died at that hospital on 6 September 1942.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/110/73

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