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Martin Henry FARRINGTON

Regimental number21298
Place of birthMackay Queensland
SchoolConvent School, Mackay, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressNelson Street, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs N Tynan, 'Tekowi', Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 14 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 17), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary FARRINGTON, Massey Street, Hamilton, Brisbane
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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