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James Scarborough Theodore POLLARD

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Surname: POLLARD

Forename(s): James Scarborough Theodore

Place of Birth: Farnhill, Yorkshire

Service No: 241472

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 'B' Coy 2/4th Battalion

Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Age: 30

Date of Death: 1919-10-07

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In West part.

CWGC Cemetery: KILDWICK (ST. ANDREW) CHURCHYARD AND EXTENSION

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Local War Memorial: FARNHILL, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

James Scarborough Theodore Pollard was the son of Theodore and Priscilla Pollard, née Brown and brother of Private John Pollard (82933) (q.v.). Both their parents were born at Farnhill, Yorkshire. In various censuses prior to her marriage Priscilla Brown is named as Priscilla Walmsley - her mother, Margaret Brown, had married James Walmsley in 1856.

1891 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: High Farnhill - James S.T. Pollard, aged 1 year, born Farnhill, son of Theodore and Priscilla Pollard.

1901 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: 42, Main Street - James S.T. Pollard, aged 11 years, born Farnhill, son of Theodore Pollard, widower.

1911 Kildwick, Yorkshire Census: Arbour Top - James Pollard, aged 21 years, born Kildwick, son of Theodore Pollard, widower.

The British Army Service Record for James Scarborough Theodore Pollard exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John S.T. Pollard, 241427 [sic], West Riding Regiment.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte James Scarborough Theodore Pollard, 241427 [sic], 2/5 W. Rid. R. Disembodied 2.10.19.

James joined the 3/5th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) on the 15 February 1916. He was posted to: 1/5th Bn. 17 June 1916; 2/5th Bn. 29 January 1918; 2/4th Bn. 10 March 1919.

On the 30 January 1918, the 1/5th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) was transferred from the 49th (West Riding) Division to the 62nd (2/West Riding) Division and absorbed the 2/5th Battalion becoming the 5th Battalion.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

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Surname: POLLARD

Forename(s): James Scarborough Theodore

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 241472

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: 2nd/4th Bn.

Age: 30

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Died Date: 07/10/1919

Additional Information: Son of Theodore and Priscilla Pollard. Born in Farnhill, Keighley.

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1920

POLLARD James Scarborough Theodore of Harbour Cottage Kildwick near Keighley Yorkshire died 7 October 1919 Administration London 22 June to William Pollard quarryman. Effects £97 2s. 7d.

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02 October 1914

FARNHILL

News has arrived that Mr. Jack Pollard, a reservist, who was called up to serve in his regiment, has been wounded. His brother, Mr. Jim Pollard, has received a message.

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