Pollard, Harry William: Service no. 53881

Digitized Service Record

“Harry was born on July 28, 1887 in Wollaston, Northhamptonshire, England, son of Alfred Pollard. He served one year in the Berlin Regiment. He enlisted on October 24, 1914. His next of kin is listed as his father Alfred Pollard living at 100 Filbert Street, Berlin [Kitchener], Ontario, who also served in World War 1. He gave his occupation as labourer.

Harry went overseas on April 18, 1915 and to the front on September 13, 1915. On February 21, 1916 he was gassed in the Ypres region. He was sent to hospitals in France and England. He returned to Canada on November 14, 1917 and spend time in hospitals in London and Guelph.

He died in 1960 and is buried at Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Ontario, with his wife Elanor.”

Source:  A Book of Remembrance by The Church of St. John the Evangelist, Kitchener, Ontario.

578863a 578863b

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s