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Annie Pollard

Rank: Volunteer
Street: Killashee Rectory
Townland: Templeton Glebe
Town/Village: Killashee
Civil Parish: Killashee
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Co. Kerry; Kilglass Glebe, Kilglass, Legan; Norwood, Silchester Road, Dun Laoighre.
Census 1901: Resident at Templeton Glebe (transcribed as Polland)
Census 1911: At Adelaide Road, Kingstown (Dun Laoighre) as a visitor
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Sphagnum Moss Association
Regiment Number:
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Annie was born Annie Benner in Tralee, Co. Kerry in c.1860. She married Rev. William Pollard on the 29 December 1885 in Co. Kerry. They initially lived in Kilglass Glebe where her son William was born, before moving to Templeton Glebe in Killashee in 1900 as rector for Killashee and Ballymacormack. 

During the war, Annie volunteered with the Sphagnum Moss Association, collecting sphagnum for use in field-dressing wounds

Annie and William's son, William Marcus (known as Noel) Pollard, was killed in action in France, in April 1917. The Pollards left Killashee in 1923. 

Parents Names: Daughter of Henry Benner and Anne (née Payne), Tralee, Co. Kerry

Link to British Red Cross entry; Civil Record of Marriage

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