Alfred Oliver Pollard

Alfred Oliver Pollard VC MC & Bar DCM (4 May 1893 – 4 December 1960) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He later became a prolific author of crime and mystery books.

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Alfred Oliver Pollard
Alfred Oliver Pollard VC.jpg
Born 4 May 1893
Wallington, Surrey
Died 5 December 1960 (aged 67)
Bournemouth, Dorset
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
 Royal Air Force
Rank Captain
Unit Honourable Artillery Company
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Victoria Cross (UK) ribbon.png Victoria Cross
Military Cross & Bar
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Other work Author

Alfred Oliver Pollard VC MC & Bar DCM (4 May 1893 – 4 December 1960) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He later became a prolific author of crime and mystery books.

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