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William Charles Sydney Pollard (1896 - 1931)

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William Charles Sydney (Bill) Pollard
Born in Moama, NSW , Australiamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Near Bendigo, Victoria, Australiamap
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Pollard-1568 created 26 Jun 2016 | Last modified | Last edit: 29 Nov 2017
21:15: Dee (Thomson) Baker edited the Biography for Bill Pollard. (Death source) [Thank Dee for this]
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Biography

William volunteered in 1915 to serve in the AIF , he enlisted in Melbourne Service Number: 213

Rank: Private, (served as temporary Corporal and sergeant )

Roll title: 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance - 1 to 14 Reinforcements (February 1915 - January 1916)

Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of embarkation: 17 June 1915

Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Ship embarked on: HMAT Wandilla A62

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William's service records are available here [2]


William was a Committee Member of the St Kilda Football Club. Sadly he died in a car accident on Christmas Eve aged 35. Leaving a widow Alice.

POLLARD. — On the 24th December (the re sult of motor accident). Bill, the dearly loved husband of Alice Pollard, aged 35 years. A sunny smile always. POLLARD. — On the 24th December (result ot motor accident), William Charles Sydney, dearly beloved husband of Alice, loved voungest son of William and Charlotte Pol lard,. of 102 Tennyson-street, Elwood, aged 35 years. POLLARD.— On the. 24th December, Will, he-loved son-in-law of Mrs. Ross, and brother-in-law of Margaret. Thy will be done. POLLARD. — On the 23rd December (the result of an accident), William (Bill) Pollard committeeman of the St. Kilda Football Club. [3]

Sources

  1. https://www.awm.gov.au/images/collection/items/ACCNUM_LARGE/RCDIG1067675/RCDIG1067675--363-.JPG
  2. http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=8016666
  3. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/203722518?
  • BDM NSW

Trove http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/182554439?



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