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Ernest Henry POLKINGHORNE

Regimental number1802
Place of birthHackney South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Francis Polkinghorne, Langham Villa, Langham Place, Portland Estate, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row K, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Eva POLKINGHORNE, Torrens Road, Alberton, South Australia

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