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Darrell WASHINGTON

Regimental number3059
Place of birthEast Devonport, Tasmania
SchoolOrange Grove State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipwright
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr. Washington, Stanall Street, Gladesville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Scouts and Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death17
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave 21), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Alexander and Emma WASHINGTON.
Family/military connectionsBrother A T Washington and Uncle F R Washington.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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