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Private Frederick Davie Pollard

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1888-05-12
Place of birth: Bath, Somerset, England
Next of kin: James Pollard, father. 6 Frankley Buildings, Bath, England
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Upholsterer
Occupation (normalized): Furniture Upholsterer
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 1390
Rank detail
  1. Private, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Private, No. 4 Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021713
LAC ID: 580393
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B7885-S042
Uploader's Notes: Son of Joseph Pollard and Elizabeth Pollard 16 Frankley Buildings, Camden Rd., Bath.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Joseph Pollard and Elizabeth Pollard 16 Frankley Buildings, Camden Rd., Bath.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2021-04-26