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Ernest Pounder was born in 1881 in Nottingham and was the son of Isaiah a shoe repairer and Elizabeth Pounder née Knight of 113 Colwick Road, Sneinton, Nottingham. His father Isaiah was born in 1861 in Nottingham and his mother Elizabeth Knight was also born in 1861 in Nottingham, they were married in 1878 in Nottingham and went on to have 7 children, 4 of whom were to die in infancy or childhood , their surviving children were : Gertrude b1879 Nottingham, Ernest b1881 Nottingham, Ethel Pearl b1885 Nottingham, Albert William b1888 Belgrave, Leicester (died 1906) and John Robert b1895 Witney Oxton. Ernest married his wife Mary Ann Statute in 1906 in Nottingham. In the 1911 census Ernest is living at 204 St Ann's Well Road, Nottingham, he is 30 yrs and a window cleaner, he is living with his wife Mary Ann 27 yrs (born 1884 Boston Lincolnshire) she is a laundry receiving operative In the same 1911 census his parents are living at 113 Colwick Road, Sneinton, Nottingham and are shown as Isaiah 50 yrs a shoe repairer, he is living with his wife Elizabeth 50 yrs and their son John Robert 16 yrs a window cleaner, also living with them is their granddaughter Ethel May Hopkinson 6 yrs.
29 Oct 1915
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3rd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Ernest Pounder, served with the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, he died of pneumonia on 29th October 1915 at Sunderland Hospital. He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.
In memoriam published 18th November 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- POUNDER. – Died of pneumonia, October 29th, at Sunderland Hospital, Lance-Corporal Ernest Pounder, 3rd Sherwood Foresters, late of Nottingham. Though far away thy grave to see, but not too far to think of thee. – Sorrowing wife and sister.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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