CEF Soldier Detail

Private Sydney Hayes Pond
Died: January 26, 1966

Regimental Number:
1096232
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Machine Gun Reinforcement Pool
Company:
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Country:
England
Next of Kin:
Joseph Morgan, cousin. 6 Trafalgar Terrace, Caldy Road, Belvedere, Kent, England
Address at Enlistment:
Oakville, Ontario
Date of Birth:
December 9, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Electrical Engineer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
March 14, 1917
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 7 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
4 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
January 26, 1966
Age at Death:
68
Buried at:
Saint James Lutheran Cemetery of Elmira, Elmira, Ontario
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Research Notes
255th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps Canadian Machine Gun Reinforcement Pool
Private Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 12th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 255th Battalion
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps Canadian Machine Gun Depot
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 1st Machine Gun Battalion
Son of Robert Hayes Pond and Rose Kate Pond (nee Morgan); husband of May Secilia Pond (nee Thomas) married May 12, 1917; husband of Evelyn Wilhelmina Pond (nee Elligson) married May 22, 1937. He spelled his first name both as 'Sidney' and 'Sydney', but his birth record and grave marker both show his name spelled as 'Sydney'