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Reginald Humphrey HARRINGTON

Regimental number7020
Place of birthManorbier, Pembrokeshire, Wales
SchoolManorbier School, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWagin PO, Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Joseph Harrington, Manahaer Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 3), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and K. HARRINGTON, Tudor Lodge, Manorbier, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6525 Pte William Joseph HARRINGTON, 16th Bn, died whilst a prisoner of war, 10 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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