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Allan Harry CURRINGTON

Regimental number353
Place of birthGreat Bedford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCreswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Currington, Bedford Road, Great Bedford, Sandy Beds, Bedfordshire, England
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH8
Promotion date: 24 December 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: LH8
Promotion date: 25 March 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 7 December 1915

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 29 April 1916

Distinguished Conduct Medal


London Gazette 1 May 1918.
Recommendation date: "30 November-1 December 1917 refers"

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Other details

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

Date of death12 November 1963
Age at death76
Place of burialWarncoort Cemetery, Victoria

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