We remember Guy Barclay Pollexfen

We remember Guy Barclay Pollexfen

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Liscard, Wallasey, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:9480801 Source:7742842 14th September 1883
1887
sibling Phillip Evelyn Pollexfen Source:7742842 1887
1888
sibling Shirley Graham Pollexfen Source:9258135 1888
1890
sibling Glen Barclay Pollexfen Source:7742842 1890
1891
location 3 Chetwynd Road, Oxton, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:7742842 2nd April 1891
1891
sibling Noel Pollexfen Source:7742842 1891
1901
location Chetwynd Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8523970 31st March 1901
1902
education History and Maths Balliol College, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom Source:9480801 1902 - 1906
1906
employment Forest Assistant Bombay and Burma Trading Company Rangoon Myanmar Source:9480801 1906 - 1914
1914
service British Army Private 3406 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th Battalion, (The Liverpool Scottish) Source:9258135 30th August 1914 - 26th January 1915
1914
service British Army Private 3406 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th Battalion (Liverpool Scottish) Source:9258135 30th August 1914 - 26th January 1915
1914
enlistment Liverpool United Kingdom Source:9258135 30th August 1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7016333
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:3545605
education Birkenhead Institute. Birkenhead, Cheshire. United Kingdom Source:3545605
location 3 Newburns Road, Oxton, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:3545605
1915
death Killed in Action According to the published history of the Liverpool Scottish, he was killed by a sniper's bullet after returning to the trenches against the advice of the Regimental Medical Officer, Noel Chevasse. Kemmel Chateau Belgium Source:7016333 Source:8523976 26th January 1915
burial Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Heuvelland, West Flanders (West - Vlaandean) Belgium. Belgium Source:7016333 Source:3545605

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Guy Barclay
Initials GB
Last Name Pollexfen
Source 3545605
First Names Guy Barclay
Initials GB
Last Name Pollexfen
Source 3545605
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 Chetwynd Road, Oxton, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1891
3 Newburns Road, Oxton, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address
Chetwynd Road, Oxton, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3406 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th Battalion (Liverpool Scottish) Private
British Army 3406 The King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th Battalion, (The Liverpool Scottish) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Pollexfen mother
Francis Harry Pollexfen father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phillip Evelyn Pollexfen brother 1887
Glen Barclay Pollexfen sister 1890
Noel Pollexfen brother 1891
Shirley Graham Pollexfen sister 1888
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-08-30 5'7"

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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Census Return 1891 Alun44477
Liverpool Daily Post, "The Late Private Guy Pollexfen", 1st February 1915 Hannah21187
Liverpool Daily Post, "Captain Pollexfen Wounded", 11th October 1916 Hannah21187
Link to brother's record: Philip Evelyn Pollexfen Hannah21187
Ancestry Link to Attestation notes Alun44477
Balliol College Register Alun44477

Multimedia

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Birkenhead Institute WW1 Memorial les46001
WW1 Memorial, Rangoon les46001
Guy the team player les46001
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477
Birkenhead Cenotaph Alun44477

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