POLLARD, Thomas William

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth: 1899 (Sunderland)

Date of death: 18 January 1916

Place of death: Scarborough

Service number: 3834

Regiment: 3/5th Yorkshire Battalion

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Cemetery location: Dean Road Section B B.18.6 CWG 3834

Where remembered?: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough

Biographical Information

1911 census living with parents, younger brother Joseph G and 4 sisters.
While training with 3/5th Yorkshire Battalion at Strensall, nr York, he accidentally shot himself at Clarence Garden Hotel.  He died at Scarborough Hospital.  He was 16 years old but newspaper report gave his age as 19.

Parents – Thomas William and Anne Elizabeth (Born South Shields)

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