We remember Walter Farrington

We remember Walter Farrington

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Manchester United Kingdom Source:8586562 15th March 1885
1902
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:8590548 4th December 1902
1902
service British Army Private 5183 Kings Royal Rifle corps 4th Battalion Source:8590548 4th December 1902 - July 1907
1907
service British Army Lance Corpral 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 2nd Battalion Source:8590548 July 1907 - 1st May 1910
1911
marriage Maude Smith Source:8590548 27th February 1911
1911
children Edith Farrington Source:8590548 26th August 1911
1912
children Charles Farrington Source:8590548 19th October 1912
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8590548 5th August 1914 - 20th September 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 1st Battalion Source:8590548 5th August 1914 - November 1914
1914
hospitalisation Bullet wound to right calf Hospital/Institution Source:8590548 20th September 1914
1914
service British Army Sergeant 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 1st Battalion Source:8590548 December 1914 - December 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8590548 18th May 1915 - 3rd December 1915
1915
discharge Source:8590548 3rd December 1915
1915
employment Aeroplane Buiding AV ROES Newton Heath Manchester United Kingdom Source:8590613 December 1915 - July 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant R/306010 Kings Royal Rifles 6th Battalion Source:8590613 29th July 1916 - 20th June 1919
1916
hospitalisation GSW Left eye and thigh Hospital/Institution Source:8590613 21st December 1916
service British Army Private 5183 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:1203505
service British Army Serjeant R/30610 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:1203505
service British Army Lance Corporal 5183 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:1203505
1946
death Not War Related Newton Heath Manchester United Kingdom Source:8586567 17th December 1946

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Farrington
Source 1203505
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Farrington
Source 8590548
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5183 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 5183 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Private
British Army R/30610 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Serjeant
British Army 5183 Kings Royal Rifle corps 4th Battalion Private
British Army 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 2nd Battalion Lance Corpral
British Army 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 5183 Kings Royal Rifles 1st Battalion Sergeant
British Army R/306010 Kings Royal Rifles 6th Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Farrington daughter 26th August 1911
Charles Farrington son 19th October 1912
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Farrington father
Mary Elizabeth Sutton mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maude Smith wife 27th February 1911
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Dark brown Black
DateHeightSource
1902-12-04 5'3"

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External Evidence

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Military Records Susan82178
Military Record 2 Susan82178

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Sgt W. FARRINGTON right of picture after 1916 re- Susan82178
Birth Susan82178
Birth Susan82178
Death Susan82178

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