James William HARRINGTON

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HARRINGTON, James William

Service Number: 4128
Enlisted: 21 January 1916, Place of enlistment - Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 20 May 1897
Home Town: Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia
Schooling: Maylands State School
Occupation: Farm hand/Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Pozières, France, 29 July 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maylands War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4128, 28th Infantry Battalion, Place of enlistment - Perth, Western Australia
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4128, 28th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on Tunisian from Alexandria, Egypt on 29th May 1916,disembarking Marseilles, France on 5th June 1916.
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4128, 28th Infantry Battalion, Embarked on HMAT 'A38' Ulysses from Fremantle on 1st April 1916, disembarking Egypt.
29 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4128, 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"...4128 Pte James William Harrington, of Maylands, WA..  enlisted on 4 February 1916 and sailed from Perth, WA, with the 10th Reinforcements, 28th Battalion on HMAT Ulysses on 1 April 1916... killed in action at Pozieres on 29 July 1916. Pte Harrington was aged 20 years... no known grave and are commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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