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Samuel Walker Farish

Male 1893 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name Samuel Walker Farish  [1, 2
    Born 16 Jan 1893  Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, France
    Person ID I1212  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Francis Farish,   b. 18 Jan 1859, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1935, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Jolly,   b. 24 Jul 1857, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1929, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 02 Apr 1886  Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • During WWI he tried enlisting but turned away because of flat feet. But was drafted Nov 1917.

      52nd Battalion, transfer from 96th Regt Draft

      Killed in action in France Aug 1918 during his first battle. Mother had a stroke when she heard the news.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;), Database online.
      Record for Samuel Farish

    2. [S8] Canadian Soldiers of World War I, 1914-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Samuel Farish