Remembrance – Frederick Daff Pollard

Remembrance – Frederick Daff Pollard

Today, 24th September, we remember Frederick Daff Pollard who was killed in action 100 years ago this day in 1917 fighting for King and Country during the 3rd Battle of Ypres, commonly know as the Battle of Passchendaele.

Fred was born in Rippingale in 1891 to George Daff and Sarah Jane Pollard.

He joined the 9th Battalion (Prince of Wales Own) West Yorkshire Regiment and attained the rank of Lance Corporal.

Fred is remembered on the Tyne Cot and Rippingale memorials.

 

   

   

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