The AIF Project

William Eric PARRINGTON

Regimental number2218
Place of birthCroydon, New South Wales
SchoolKogarah Superior Public School and Cleveland St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressHillview Kensington Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, T Parrington, Hillview Kensington Road, Summerhill, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burial7 Field Ambulance Cemetery (Special Memorial A. 108), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
70
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily PARRINGTON, Simpson Avenue, Burwood, New South Wales. native of Croydon, sydney
Family/military connectionsTwin brother LCPL Charles Ernest killed at Pozieres, July 28th 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format