George Douglas Pollard

Rank:Air Raid Warden
How Died:Shell Splinters (Ack-Ack ?)
Incident Date:22/12/1940
Incident Address.305 Barton Road
Died Address:305 Barton Road
C.W.D. No.38
Grave Details:P-1/372
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1897 in the
Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/845, the eldest son of
William Skerratt & Elizabeth Ann Pollard (nee

1901 Census - 48 Chelford Street, Chorlton,
Manchester.   Son - aged: 3 - born: Ardwick,
Manchester.   Head of household - William Pollard
- Married - aged: 28 - occ: Pawnbroker's Assistant
- born: Salford.    Also - Elizabeth A. Pollard -
Wife - aged: 27 - born: Salford.

1911 Census - 4 Meller Road, Slade Lane,
Longsight, Manchester.    Listed as Douglas
Pollard.    Son - aged: 13 - Scholar - born:
Manchester.    Head of household - William S.
Pollard - Married - aged: 38 - occ: Pawnbroker's
Assistant - born: Salford.    Also - Elizabeth Ann
Pollard - Wife - aged: 37 - born: Salford.   Plus
2 younger siblings and an aunt.

Married Minnie Stead during the June quarter 1926
in the Barrow in Furness R.D. - ref: 8e/1805.

1939 National Registration - 305 Barton Road,
Strtetford.   George D. Pollard - Married - Born:
12th November 1897 - occ: Electric Engineers
Storekeeper.   Stead Pollard - Widower - Born:
10th February 1873 - occ: Tailor's Cutter

CWD Report No. 38.    Died as a result of being
hit by shell splinters at 305 Barton Road,
Stretford, from where his body was recovered on
the 23rd December 1940 and taken to the City Road
Mortuary, Old Trafford.    His body was identified
by his father-in-Law - P. Stead and released for
burial to Howarth (Undertakers) 912 Chester Road,
Stretford.    Described as being 5 feet 7 inches
in height and having black hair.     Employed as a

Buried 28/12/1940 - Burial No. 17,870.

M.I. "A devoted husband and loving father".

His widow - Minnie, died 13/02/1944.

CWGC - Air Raid Warden. Died at 305 Barton Road.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford WW2 Book
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