|Place of birth
|25 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
|Age at embarkation
|Next of kin
|Father, J D Carrington, 25 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
|Rank on enlistment
|11th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
|AWM Embarkation Roll number
|Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll
|Unit from Nominal Roll
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)
For gallant work at Mont de Merris near Strazeele on night of 2-3 June 1918.
|Returned to Australia
'In the operations against the enemy position at MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night 2nd/3rd June, 1918, Private CARRINGTON did gallant work as a Company Stretcher Bearer. Regardless of danger he repeatedly dressed the wounded and carried them to the Aid Post under heavy enemy shell fire. He worked untiringly until all the wounded had been cleared and by his efforts undoutably saved the lives of many men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No
|Brother: 412 Pte James Edward CARRINGTON, 11th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal