Our fallen soldiers

Archibald Stephen Farrell

Lair 557

Born in Wishaw

First name(s) Archibald Stephen Farrell

Series description Wo 363 - First World War Service Records 'Burnt Documents'

Birth year 1883

Record set British Army Service Records

Year 1917

Service number 316506

Regiment Connaught Rangers


Stephen as he was known in most of this records, married Elizabeth McFayden.

1918 their baby boy Stephen died of bronchitis.

After this you can see by his records he was regularly in trouble due to alcohol intoxication, resulting in him becoming homeless around 1930's, a broken man.