Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Gerald Pollard

In memory of:

Lance Corporal George Gerald Pollard

June 17, 1944

France

Military Service


Service Number:

C/54200

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1923
Cornwall, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 27, 1940
Cornwall, Ontario

Son of Walter and Ethel K. Pollard, of Cornwall, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 418 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 22.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Other – Inscription - Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of George Pollard – George Pollard
Liverpool, England, 1943
  • In Remembrance – From left to right:
Hugh Allen MacDonald (North Nova Scotia Highlanders), George Millar (North Nova Scotia Highlanders), George MacNaughton (North Nova Scotia Highlanders), Harold Philp (Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment), George Gill, (Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment), Freddie Williams (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders), Walter Doherty (North Nova Scotia Highlanders), George Pollard (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders), Hollis McKeil (North Nova Scotia Highlanders), Reginald Keeping (North Nova Scotia Highlanders) and James Moss (North Nova Scotia Highlanders).
  • Memorial – Memorial to those executed in the garden at Abbeye
d'Ardennes
  • Photo of George Pollard – Photo taken 8th Oct 1943 Walton Liverpool England,  George Pollard Best Man at his friends wedding,  The Groom my brother in law was also k.i.a  during the battle for Caen.             Lest we forget
  • Photo of George Pollard – Enlistment photo taken 27 June, 1940
  • Inscription – Inscription on the Bayeux Memorial Normandy France 
Photo 2/June/2007

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