Harold William Colley POLLARD

Badge Number: 15924, Sub Branch: Hindmarsh
15924

POLLARD, Harold William Colley

Service Number: 3873
Enlisted: 22 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Orroroo, South Australia, 5 February 1896
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Brompton, South Australia, 8 August 1974, aged 78 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, South Australia, Australia
Section: General, Row: DY, Site Number: 131
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World War 1 Service

22 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, Brisbane, Queensland
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
3 Sep 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, 49th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm, GSW (right wrist)
4 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, 49th Infantry Battalion, Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory, GSW (both feet, right leg)
29 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3873, 49th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

Private Harold William Colley Pollard, born in South Australia, enlisted in Brisbane on 22 September 1915, whilst his cousin, Albert William Colley Pollard (/explore/people/357977) enlisted in Adelaide on 21 December 1914. Both cousins survived their war-time experiences and returned to Australia.