Thomas Edward HARRINGTON

HARRINGTON, Thomas Edward

Service Number: 2396
Enlisted: 3 November 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 20 May 1894
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in action, France, 8 August 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 7.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Banana War Memorial, Gracemere Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2396, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 2396, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Star of Victoria embarkation_ship_number: A16 public_note: ''
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 2396, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
8 Aug 1918: Involvement Gunner, 2396, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2396 awm_unit: 14 Field Artillery Brigade awm_rank: Gunner awm_died_date: 1918-08-08

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

The son of William and Sarah Harrington, Rockhampton, Queensland. His older brother 2342A William Harrington 11th Field Artillery Brigade was killed in action six weeks later on 29 September 1918, aged 26. They had enlisted together during late 1915.