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Patrick HARRINGTON

Regimental number3594
Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressMaclean, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Patrick Harrington, Killtarson, Co Cork, Ireland
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1916
Place of enlistmentGrafton, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 2), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Other details

War service: Western Front.

Embarked Sydney on HMAT ‘Anchises’, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917, and marched into Pioneer Training Bn, Fovant.

Proceeded overseas to France through Southampton, 18 October 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 19 October 1917; moved into the field, 21 October 1917; taken on strength of 1st Pioneer Bn, 23 October 1917. Transferred to 1st Machine Gun Bn and taken on strength, 9 April 1918.

Killed in action, 22 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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