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  • Photo showing William Watt Farrar courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
Person Details
Bradford,West Yorks
William was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire in 1875 the son of Joseph and Mary Farrar, he was married to Nellie Spouncer who came from Gainsborough in Lincolnshire,they were married in Blackwell, Derbyshire in 1909 . He was educated at the Gainsborough Grammar school and went to Glasgow University where he took degrees in M B and Ch.B. He practised in Lancashire and in Devon before moving to Misterton where he was in private practice.
He was a medical practitioner
10 Aug 1916
1499046 - CWGC Website
Lieutenant
Royal Army Medical Corps
William accepted a commission as Lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps After serving for a time in Mesopotamia he was sent to India to run an army hospital In Bombay and it was while here he contracted cholera from which he died in August 1916. His name is commemorated on the Kirkee memorial in India
Information on William Watt Farrar has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
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  • Photo showing William Watt Farrar courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
    William Watt Farrar - Photo showing William Watt Farrar courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
  •  Photo shows a newspaper article giving details of the life and death of William Watt Farrar, photo courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
    William Watt Farrar - Photo shows a newspaper article giving details of the life and death of William Watt Farrar, photo courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith history group
  • Photo courtesy of the The War Graves Photographic Project 
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    William Watt Farrar - Photo courtesy of the The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • photo shows the Kirkee 1914 - 1918 memorial, India upon which William Watt Farrar's name is commemorated, photo courtesy of CWGC
    William Watt Farrar - photo shows the Kirkee 1914 - 1918 memorial, India upon which William Watt Farrar's name is commemorated, photo courtesy of CWGC