George Robert HARRINGTON

HARRINGTON, George Robert

Service Number: 49
Enlisted: 20 August 1914
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 20 January 1895
Home Town: Westbrook, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: North State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Engine Cleaner
Died: 18 October 1969, aged 74 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
Memorials: Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW1, Westbrook War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted Private, SN 49, 9th Infantry Battalion
24 Sep 1914: Involvement Private, SN 49, 9th Infantry Battalion
24 Sep 1914: Embarked Private, SN 49, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
21 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
17 Jul 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 9th Infantry Battalion
13 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 9th Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
20 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion
18 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 3rd Machine Gun Company
5 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George Robert and Annie HARRINGTON of Neil Street, Toowoomba.