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VC815   Alfred Oliver Pollard

Name   Alfred Oliver Pollard   No.   1023   

VC Issue No.   815   Awards   VC   MC & Bar   DCM

Regiment   Honourable Artillery Company, 1st Battalion, B Company



Rank VC Won   Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Second Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Rycroft, Melbourne Road, Wallington, Surrey, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 18 Queen's Park Gardens, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Cremated   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Date Buried/Cremated   7 December 1960

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   8 June 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


By The Way…

He was the first man to be Awarded the VC, MC and DCM during the First World War

VC Held By

Honourable Artillery Company, Armoury House, City Road, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   4 May 1893

DIED   4 December 1960   AGE   67

VC Won   29 April 1917   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Gavrelle, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917