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William HARRINGTON

Regimental number2342
Place of birthEureka Station, Burnett District, Queensland
SchoolRoman Catholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressElphentone-road, North Rockhampton, Queensland.
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Sarah Harrington, Elphenstone-road, North Rockhampton, Queensland.
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2342A
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVillers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah HARRINGTON, Elphinstone Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother; Gunner T.E. Harrington, No. 2396, 14th Field Artillery Brigade also killed in action.

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