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Menna Christolm Wilfred POHLNER

Regimental number9005
Date of birth7 September 1895
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLocheil, near Dimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinFather, G A Pohlmer, Locheil, near Dimboola, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; 3 years in 73rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date2 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 2 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as POHLMER.
Date of death24 October 1973
Age at death78
Place of burialDimboola Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, POHLNER Menna Christolm Wilfred

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