POLKINGHORNE, Eric

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X 103548
Died : 
Saturday, May 27, 1944
Died on active service
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Marine Eric Polkinghorne died during operations in Burma . 

In the Roll of Honour at the back of the book 44RM Commando, From Achnacarry to the Arakan, the author lists Mne Polkinghorne as "Died on active service."  At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in the Silkuri region, their task to stop Japanese infiltration on the approaches to Silchar.

Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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