MATTINGLEY, Ernest Cecil
(Service number 47349)

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Date 12 April 1889 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fairlie
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs E. C. MATTINGLEY (wife), 17 North Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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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

Biographical Notes

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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