Albert William Colley POLLARD

Badge Number: 76543
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POLLARD, Albert William Colley

Service Number: 1796
Enlisted: 21 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Orroroo, South Australia, 19 April 1894
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Australia, 8 August 1974, aged 80 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Orroroo Public School Roll of Honour, Peterborough War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
1 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1796, 10th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1796, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, 1796, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Born in Orroroo in 1894 to William Henry and Elizabeth Rushbrook Colley Pollard, Albert was the oldest child.  He enlisted in December, 1914 and served at Gallipoli and on the Western Front.