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Carrington, Edward Worrell

Captain Edward Worrell Carrington, R.A.M.C. was killed in France on September 25th or 26th, 1915, aged 26. He was the youngest son of the late Sir J. W. Carrington, of Avenue House, Reading; was educated at Marlborough, at Keble College, Oxford, and at King's College, London, and took the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond. in 1913. He joined the R.A.M.C. as a temporary Lieutenant on August 10th, 1914, was sent to the front soon after, and had been attached to the 2nd Battalion, Worcester Regiment for over a year. He was promoted to Captain on completion of a year's service, and last February received the Military Cross for gallant behaviour. British Medical Journal 16 Oct. 1915


First name(s)Edward Worrell
Family detailsSon of the late Sir John Worrell Carrington and of Lady Carrington, of Avenue House, Western Elms Avenue, Reading.
Previous educationMarlborough; Keble College, Oxford
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseMedical Science
QualificationsM.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. Lond, 1913
Military unitR.A.M.C., attd. Worcester Regt. 2nd Bn.
Date enlisted10 August 1914
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsM.C. also mentioned in despatches 15th Feb. 1915.
Date of death27 September 1915
Age at death26
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeVermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; King's College Hospital
NotesHouse Surgeon at King's College Hospital, 1914.
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War; British Medical Journal

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