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William John POLDING

Regimental number3584
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address4 Lang Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Polding, 4 Lang Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 June 1947
Age at death60
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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