William Hague Harrington

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William Hague Harrington

Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Death: September 13, 1944 (22-30)
Italy (Killed in Action, Italy Canadian Army)
Place of Burial: Gradara, Pesaro, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Clement Samuel Harrington and Emily Marion Orme
Brother of Emily F Harrington; Ruth Harrington and (Boy) Harrington

Managed by: James Collinson Orme
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About William Hague Harrington

William Hague “Billy” Harrington, the son of Emily Marion Orme and Clement Samuel Harrington was born in 1918 in Ottawa, Ontario

Billy attended Queens University and completed his Bachelor of Science degree before the war. Unlike his cousins, Lewis Burpee, Frank Orme and Colin Orme, who joined the Air force during World War II, Billy went into the Canadian Army, enlisting in 1941, and became part of the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RCEME), where he reached the rank of Lieutenant. He went overseas in 1942

On September 13, 1944, at the age of 26, Billy was killed near Gradara, Province of Pesaro, Italy. He is interred in the Gradara War Cemetery. (Grave Reference: I, F, 56.)

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
September 13, 1944
Age 26
Gradara, Pesaro, Italy