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Roy Charles HARRINGTON

Regimental number344
Place of birthPyap, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoorook, River Murray, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.25"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Harrington, Moorook, River Murray, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date20 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers-in-law: 1295 Driver Frederick Charles FRANKCOM, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 July 1918; 3842 Pte George Edward FRANKCOM, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 November 1982

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