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John POLGREEN

Regimental number1089
Place of birthCallington, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address4th Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mary Hefferman, 4th Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary POLGREEN
Other details

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

Date of death25 May 1925
Age at death36
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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