George Willie Pounder (1890-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- POUNDER, GEORGE WILLIE. Private. No 32032. 14th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Parkgate, Berry Brow, Huddersfield 30.11.1890. Son of Mr and Mrs Albert Pounder, 45 Parkgate, Berry Brow. Educated Berry Brow Board School. Employed as a warehouseman. Married. Enlisted 29.4.1916. Reported missing on 3.12.1917 at the Battle of Cambrai and afterwards presumed to have died on that date, aged 27. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial.
Huddersfield Daily Examiner (03/Jan/1918):
MISSING: NEWS WANTED.
Private GEORGE WILLIE POUNDER, Durham Light Infantry, has been missing since the early days of December. He is 7 years old, and is the son of Mr. Albert Pounder, of Parkgate, Berry Brow.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private GEORGE WILLIE POUNDER
- regiment: Durham Light Infantry
- died: Monday, December 3, 1917
- age: 27 years
- record ID: 1756020
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1756020)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3568979)