Regiment : 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 8915
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 20 on 19th December 1914
Buried : Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, France, Grave III. J. 10.
Relatives : Son of William and Laura Farley, 82 Blackbrook Rd., Woodside, Dudley, Worcestershire
Memorial : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall. Dudley War Memorial.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcs Regt.
John W. Farley, Head, Iron Worker
Laura Farley, wife
John W., son
Enlisted 11th August 1914, age on enlistment given as 19 years 9 months, occupation: Labourer. Posted to France on 11th December 1914. Original place of burial given as “Buried near the Estaire’s Road, near the 1st Aid Station”.