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Ernest Alfred POLTOCK

Regimental number5450
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy hand
AddressLongfellow Street, Norman Park, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E S Whittaker, Longfellow Street, Norman Park South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death14 June 1937

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