2134963 Private Howard Henry Farley

Title

2134963 Private Howard Henry Farley

Description

2134963 Private Howard Henry Farley, 14th Battalion, killed September 2, 1918

Pte. Howard Farley was a student at Loyola for two years from 1911 to 1913. Afterwards he followed the Science Course at McGill, but enlisted voluntarily after his second year.
In July, 1917, he left for England. In England, he was transferred to the 14th Battalion. After training there he proceeded to France, March 24, 1918. He participated in all the big battles with his Battalion until Sept. 2, 1918, the day he was killed. (Loyola College Review 1919 46)

Private Howard Henry Farley 2134963 was serving with the 14th Battalion, awaiting a King’s commission for which he was to train in England when he was rushed back to his unit due to its having suffered heavy casualties. He had already taken part in several major engagements but was killed in action on 2 September 1918. He was 22 when he fell at Cagnicourt in the battle for the Cambrai Road. He lies in Plot VIII, Row B, Grave 10 of the Quéant Road Cemetery in Buissy. (Drolet 20)

Source

Drolet, Dr. “Gil”. Loyola, The Wars: In Remembrance of “Men for Others”. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfred Laurier University, 1996.
Loyola College Review

Date

1914 - 1918

Files

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Citation

“2134963 Private Howard Henry Farley,” Loyola Archives, accessed January 18, 2018, http://lhsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/322.