Pollard, Harry William: Service no. 53881

Digitized Service Record

Source: The Church of St. John Evangelist Kitchener Ontario

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“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.

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