Lieutenant W. A. Symington Print Page
Mr. W. Symington, of Spencer Road, Mosman (late of Mayfield), has received word that his eldest son Lieutenant Quartermaster W. A. Symington, was killed in action in France on April 18. Lieutenant Symington and his younger brother enlisted as privates, and left for Egypt in August, 1915. They fought at Gallipoli, and were in the evacuation.
Before enlisting, Lieutenant Symington was manager of the Ganmain Branch of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Limited. His brother, Corporal J. E. Symington, is now in England, recovering from wounds received in France.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
9 May 1917.
|Address:||31 Church Street, St Andrew`s Anglican Church, Mayfield, 2304|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.897598|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||18-April-1917|
|Actual Event End Date:||18-April-1917|
Lieutenant W.A. Symington
4TH BATTALION A.I.F.
SERVED AT GALLIPOLI AND IN FRANCE
KILLED IN ACTION APRIL 18TH 1917.
AGED 36 YEARS.
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS.
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"