Regimental number12/880
Date of birth12 February 1890
Place of birthGisborne
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKohukohu, Hokianga
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.8
Height5' 10.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss E Barrington, c/o W Warner, Gisborne
Previous military serviceServed in Whangerei Volunteers; unit disbanded on formation of the Territorial Force; not seving in any military force at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No 37), Armentieres, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs J.P. Barrington, ofHuanui Station, Tolaga Bay, Uawa
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22272940