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Herbert POLDEN

Regimental number945
Date of birth--/08/1894
Other NamesPOLDEN, Herbert Norman
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Mrs Plunkett, Stuart Road, Dulwich, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Andrew Polden, Blumberg, South Australia
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 17 January 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 30 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death5 May 1956
Age at death61
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Light Oval, Path 3S, Grave 45C), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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