Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 21st May 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 252395

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 11th Battalion.

Formerly 20697, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Nine Elms British Cemetery,

West Vlaanderen,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Rose Harrington, of Copdock, Ipswich.




1911   8, Bourne Terrace, Wherstead, Suffolk.


William was 11 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Oliver John Harrington, 31, a Blacksmith – Horticultural Engineer, born Ipswich.

Rose J. Harrington, 32, born Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

Rose Harrington, 6, born Ipswich.

Violet Harrington, 4, born Ipswich.

William is also remembered on St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial.


Essex Regiment, 11th Battalion:




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