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George Gerald Pollard


Pollard, George Gerald, Cornwall, Ontario. Military Service: Lance Corporal, D Company, Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Highlanders Regiment, served in Normandy, shot in the head on 17 June 1944 by unidentified SS men at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, headquarters of the 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, commanded on that date either by SS Colonel Kurt Meyer or SS Lieutenant Colonel Karl-Heinz Milius, of the 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 41-52763 and Conduct Unbecoming, 118-120.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Memorialised at Bayeux Memorial, Bayeux, France. Grave Reference: Panel 22.