MATTINGLEY, Ernest Cecil
(Service number 47349)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||12 April 1889||Place of Birth||Temuka|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs E. C. MATTINGLEY (wife), 17 North Street, Timaru|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||6 January 1970||Age||80 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 139, Plot 40|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Ernest Cecil Mattingley was the son of Thomas and Sarah (née Benbow) Mattingley. In 1915 he married Lilly Clara Shilling. Ernest was drawn in the Third Ballot for the South Canterbury district in January 1917. Whhen he enlisted he was working as a ploughman at Horwell Downs, Fairlie while his wife was in Timaru.
Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [04 January 2017]
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