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Carl John WILLINGTON

Regimental number64255
Date of birth15 August 1899
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCompositor
Address65 Chappel Street, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 6"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Willington, 65 Chappel Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServedfor 4 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to the 34th Artillery, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date13 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, South Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted Canberra, ACT, 30 September 1939; discharged, 27 March 1942, as N42907 Lieutenant, 3rd Bn.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B884, WILLINGTON Carl John

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