POOLER, Harold, 8943, Private.
2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.
Born in Darlaston in 1893 he was the son of George and Mary Jane Pooler.
Harold married Rachel Plant In 1913 and they lived at 3Ct, 2Hse, Bell St, Darlaston.
Enlisted at Wednesbury.
He was killed in action on the 29th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.
He has no known grave and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African force.
He was entitled to the War Medal and Victory Medal.
In the 1911 census Harold and his father are lodging at 14, Bentley Rd, Darlaston.
Lily Dangerfield. H (30)
John Dangerfield. S (7)
Ellen Dangerfield. D (4)
Joseph Dangerfield. S (2)
George Pooler. Lodger (59)
Harold Pooler. Lodger (18)