|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bourke, New South Wales|
|Address||Austin Street, Woonona, South Coast, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H Polglase, Austin Street, Woonona, South Coast, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 25th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 898 Private Reuben Alfred POLGLASE, 13th Batttalion, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Disembarked at Devonport 20 July 1917, appointed acting Lance Corporal, 21 July. Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital 3 December 1917 (Pneumonia), discharged from hospital and marched in to 1st Training Battalion, 11 December 1917.
Reverts to Private on proceeding overseas. Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 23 January 1918; taken on strength, 1st Battalion, 31 January 1918. Sent to 1st Australian Infantry Brigade School 28 February 1918; rejoined battalion 31 March 1918.
Wounded in action, France, 1 May 1918; admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance and transferred to Casualty Clearing Centre, 2 May 1918 (gun shot wound, left leg).
Admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital, France, 5 May 1918, transferred to England 13 May. Admitted to Ontario Military Hospial, Orpington, Kent, 13 May 1918 (severe gun shot wound, left leg amputated).
Transferred to 2nd Auxiliary hospital, Southall, 7 June 1918. Granted furlough from 13 June 1918 to 24 June 1918; embarked for return to Australia per HMAT 'Karoola' 23 July 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal~
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Rookwood Necropolis Wall Of Remembrance, Sydney, New South Wales|