Service Numbers: 2342, 2342A
Enlisted: 3 November 1915
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, 20 September 1892
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in action, France, 29 September 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 13.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Banana War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2342, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 2342, 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, 2342, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
20 Jul 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Bombardier, 11th Field Artillery Brigade
29 Sep 1918: Involvement Bombardier, 2342A, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2342A awm_unit: 11th Australian Field Artillery Brigade awm_rank: Bombardier awm_died_date: 1918-09-29

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

The son of William and Sarah Harrington, of Rockhampton, Queensland. His younger brother 2396 Gunner T.E. Harrington, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, age 24, was killed in action only six weeks before William died. They had both enlisted together during late 1915. They are buried about 50 kilometers apart.