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Name: Albert Watson Harrington, Jr. Rank: Private First Class Service Number: 42114632 Service: Company L, 304th Infantry Regiment, 76th Division, US Army Date of Birth: January 26, 1926 Place of Birth: Kings County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: April 7, 1944 Place of Enlistment: Fort Dix, New Jersey Address at Enlistment: East Schodack, Rensselaer County, New York Age at Enlistment: 18 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Complexion: Light Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue Occupation: Railroad employee Marital Status: Single Next of Kin: A W Harrington (Father) Date of Death: June 18, 1945 Age: 19 Cemetery: Fort Greenbush Cemetery, East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York Albert Watson Harrington was the son of Albert Watson Harrington (1905–1986), and Dorothy E. (Pudsey) Harrington (1907–1995). His father was born in Coldbrook, Kings County, Nova Scotia. His mother was born in Massachusetts. Albert had four siblings, Robert Harrington (1927–2015), John Edward Harrington (1927–2011), Ronald C Harrington (1930–1989), and Joan Eleanor Harrington (1935–2012). Albert was employed by the New York Central Railroad at the Round House in Rensselaer, New York prior to registering for the US Draft on January 26, 1944, in Rensselaer. Private First-Class Albert Watson Harrington died June 18, 1945, while serving with Company L of the 304th Infantry Regiment, 76th Division in the US Army. He died of a non-battle related cause while serving in Germany. He is interred at the Fort Greenbush Cemetery in East Greenbush, Rensselaer Co., NY.
Albert Watson Harrington
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