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Arthur Allen DURRINGTON

Regimental number1026
Place of birthBallina New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBallina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Durrington, Ballina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia.
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia in England.
FateDied of disease 7 November 1918
Place of death or woundingWounded in France.
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row M, Grave No. 9), Surrey, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Prosper and Catherine DURRINGTON, Ballina, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 5814 Pte Thomas DURRINGTON, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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