|Rank||Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class U.S. Navy|
|Date of Death||March 22 1953|
National Defense Service Medal
Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class Harrington was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class Harrington was a crew member of a PBM-5S Mariner patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 34, based at Naval Air Station Coco Solo, Panama. On March 22, 1953, the aircraft was enroute from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Trinidad during Amphibious Exercise II, when it crashed killing 11 Crewmen.