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Norman George POLDEN

Regimental number577
Place of birthMount Pleasant South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressSprington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice McCallam, Springton, South Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1757 Corporal Gilbert James POLDEN, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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