Private William Amos Pollard 203746

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private William Amos Pollard 203746

Date of Birth:   2nd November 1887


Kintons Yard, Anstey

(Nook Yard)

Parents Names: 

William Pollard

Elizabeth Ann d.1899

Step Mother: Nellie

Occupation before the war:   Shoe trade finisher

Siblings Names:

Frederick b.1885  |  Alice (Ann) b. 1889  |  Edward b.1891  |  Samuel b.1892  |

George b1895 d.1915  | Jim b.1896

Date Died:   22.3.1918

Age:   30

Place of Death:   Arras

Place of Burial/Memorial:   Arras Mem., Pas de Calais, France,

Cause of death:   Killed in action



Leicestershire Regiment




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

  • Married Ada Cooke in March 1907.
  • Son William Henry born 1908 and possible daughter Doris b 1913
  • Enlisted Leicester
  • Widow, Ada, married Samuel Ashton in1919 and lived at 36, Forest Gate, Anstey
  • Brother, George Harry, also fell – 13thOctober 19115 at Loos