Private Albert Henry Pollard 49624

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Name:  Private Albert Henry Pollard 49624 (AKA Henry Albert)

Date of Birth:   January 1899

Address:   Hollow Road, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Samuel Pollard (Shoe riveter) d.1914

Mary Elizabeth d 1901

Occupation before the war:  

Siblings Names:

Isaac b.1882  |  Lavinia V b.1885 d.1904  |  John W b.1890

Date Died:   18.9.1918

Age:   19

Place of Death:   Battle of Epehy, Somme

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Epehy Wood Farm Cem., Epehy,

Cause of death:   Killed in action


9th Battalion.

Essex Regiment

“a” Company


Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Former Unit -76774,Derbyshire Yeomanry
  • Enlisted at Glen Parva
  • Headstone on his grave organised by Mrs F Pollard of Charnwood Cottage, Forest Gate; Flora his sister in law who was his sole legatee. Also left her £9.00.