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Vincent Farrow was born in Facit, Lancashire and resided at Stacksteads in the same county. He enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment at Preston and was transferred to France with the 11th Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment, in 1916. Pte. Farrow was soon to see action on the Somme where the Battalion was placed in the 75th Brigade of the 25th Division. The 11th Battalion's first engagement was on the 10th and 11th of July, 1916 at Mametz Wood and later on the 21st October during the Battle of the Ancre Heights. Following this, the Battalion saw further action at Arras and Ypres in 1917.
Pte. Vincent Farrow was killed in action on the 20th April, 1918 at Villers Bretonneux during the Great German Spring Offensive. He is remembered with honour at Godewaersvelde British Cemetery.
The medal group is sold with copies of the C.W.G.C. and Soldiers Died in the Great War papers.
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