Archibald Harrington EAGER

Badge Number: S3445, Sub Branch: Plympton
S3445

EAGER, Archibald Harrington

Service Number: 2562
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Peterborough, South Australia, 12 May 1894
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Apprenticed Fitter
Died: Natural causes, Plympton, South Australia, 17 August 1978, aged 84 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Garden of Rememberance, Tree Bed 22, Position 12
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Keswick Prospect Highbury Street Methodist Sunday School Roll of Honour, Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1, North Adelaide Baptist Church Honour Roll, Peterborough Public School Honour Board WW1, Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Roll, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Keswick, South Australia
11 Dec 1915: Involvement Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers
11 Dec 1915: Embarked Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers, RMS Mooltan, Sydney
14 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Third Ypres, Shell wound right foot (fractured matatarsal)
8 Apr 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers, HT Dunluce Castle, England for invaliding to Suez, then transferring to HS Karoola on 27 April 1918 for Australia - disembarking Melbourne 26 May 1915 and then by train to Adelaide
12 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, 2562, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Medically unfit

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