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John Ross Pollard (1898 - abt. 1916)

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Pvt. John Ross (Ross) Pollard
Born in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canadamap
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[children unknown]
Died about in Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Aug 2015 | Last significant change: 7 Nov 2018
21:30: Natalie (Durbin) Trott edited the Biography for Ross Pollard. [Thank Natalie for this]
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Categories: Killed in Action, Canada, World War I | 74th Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, World War I.

Pvt. Ross Pollard was Killed in Action during World War I.
Private Ross Pollard served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I
Service started: 10 June 1915
Unit(s): 74th Battallion
Service ended: KIA 28 Sep 1916



Died in World War I

Regimental Number: 408899
Date of Birth: 10/09/1896
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7886 - 31
Item Number: 580438
Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), 1st Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Digitized service file - PDF format: B7886-S031
Burial: Final resting place unknown. Name listed on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France


  • "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 August 2017), John Ross Pollard, 10 Sep 1898; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,976,598.
  • "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), John Ross Pollard, 10 Sep 1898; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 10 Sep 1898, reference cn 902274; FHL microfilm 1,976,598.
  • "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 April 2017), John Pollard in household of Selena B Pollard, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 8, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Selena B Pollard Wife F 42 Ontario Arthur Pollard Son M 24 Ontario Chas B Pollard Son M 11 Ontario Victor H Pollard Son M 9 Ontario Rich'd F Pollard Son M 7 Ontario John Pollard Son M 2 Ontario

  • "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2016), John Rob Pollard in entry for Richard F Pollard, 1911; citing Census, Toronto West Sub-Districts 27-103, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,529.

Richard F Pollard Head M 62 Ontario Charles B Pollard Son M 21 Ontario Victor Pollard Son M 20 Ontario Richard Fred Pollard Son M 18 Ontario John Rob Pollard Son M 13 Ontario

Sources from Thomas Pepin Halderman

  • 3. MyHeritage website: Ancestors of David Thomas Halderman created and managed by Thomas P. Halderman

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Bannister Books - Page 12
Bannister Books - Page 12

Obituary - Toronto Star October 29, 1916 John Ross Pollard
Obituary - Toronto Star October 29, 1916 John Ross Pollard


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