POLKINGHORNE, Eric

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
44RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X 103548
Born: 
Tuesday, January 3, 1922
Birthplace: 
Pensilvia, Cornwall
Died : 
Saturday, May 27, 1944
Died on active service
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Marine Eric Polkinghorne died [1] on active service during operations in Burma [1a][2][3]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[1a] Registers of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
[2] ROH in the book '44 RM Commando, Achnacarry to the Arakan', author Tony Mackenzie.
[3] ROH in the 3 Cdo Bde Third Jungle Book issue 9 (below).
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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