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Francis Joseph FARRINGTON

Regimental number2798
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8.5"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFather, Michael Farrington, 3 South Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 month in Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date11 November 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 10 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 18 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death3 December 1921
Age at death35
Place of burialGoulburn Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, FARRINGTON Francis Joseph

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