Albert Avery Harrington


Age: 47

U.S. Marine Corps veteran and volunteer with the General Command of the Syriac Military Council (MFS) who was severely injured in a bomb explosion when two vehicle borne improvised explosive devices detonated near his position near the Raqqa frontline located in northern Syria, killing three freedom fighters in an ISIS-led attack in the village of Suwaydiya-Saghirah on Jan. 18, 2017 while he was fighting against Islamic State militants alongside the predominately Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in the Wrath of Euphrates operation to capture the jihadist group's de-facto capital in the Al-Raqqa Governorate, in which at least 20 other foreign volunteers have died fighting alongside Syrian Kurds against the Islamic State, including six Americans.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car bomb attack

Born: April 11, 1969

Died: January 25, 2017

Al-Raqqa, Syria