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Henry Edward Ernest POLLEY

Regimental number2738
Place of birthMortlake, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Jack Polley, Warburton, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5192 Pte William John POLLEY, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 April 1954
Age at death59
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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