CARRINGTON, Gordon Henry

Service Number: 1323
Enlisted: 4 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia, March 1885
Home Town: Euston, Balranald, New South Wales
Schooling: Euston State School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Drover/Station hand
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 July 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Holbrook War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1323, Liverpool, New South Wales
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1323, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1323, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
29 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1323, 5th Pioneer Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

The three sons of Henry Carrington;

121 Tpr. Douglas Carrington (/explore/people/196023) 11th Light Horse Regiment, Killed in action, Gaza 19 Apr 1917

1323 Cpl. Gordon Henry Carrington (/explore/people/216438) 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Killed in action, France 29 Jul 1918

6888 Pte. John Moodie Carrington (/explore/people/285673) 2nd Infantry Battalion, Killed in action 23 Aug 1918 - Pam Hamilton