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William Albert SYMINGTON

Regimental number2719
Place of birthEnfield, New South Wales
SchoolEast Maitland Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank manager
AddressMayfield, Waratah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, W Symington, Mayfield, Waratah, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Ganmain Literary Institure Roll of Honor, Ganmain, New South Wales. Parents: Walter and Catherine SYMINGTON, Wynella, Melalenca Ct., Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Family/military connectionsBrother: [2720] Lt Jack Evill SYMINGTON DCM, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919.
Other details

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

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