Alfred Oliver Pollard ["Tales of the V.C."], item 3

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recover their lost ground , 2nd Lieut. Pollard and his small

garrison succeeded in holding them back. He did not

leave the bombing post until the whole position had been

consolidated and fresh barricades had been erected.

          By his splendid example and utter contempt for

danger, 2nd Lieut. Pollard infused courage into every man

who saw him, and it was due entirely to him that

the British were able to retake and retain this vital

portion of their line.

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recover their lost ground , 2nd Lieut. Pollard and his small

garrison succeeded in holding them back. He did not

leave the bombing post until the whole position had been

consolidated and fresh barricades had been erected.

          By his splendid example and utter contempt for

danger, 2nd Lieut. Pollard infused courage into every man

who saw him, and it was due entirely to him that

the British were able to retake and retain this vital

portion of their line.


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  • December 23, 2017 03:04:54 Thomas A. Lingner

    recover their lost ground , 2nd Lieut. Pollard and his small

    garrison succeeded in holding them back. He did not

    leave the bombing post until the whole position had been

    consolidated and fresh barricades had been erected.

              By his splendid example and utter contempt for

    danger, 2nd Lieut. Pollard infused courage into every man

    who saw him, and it was due entirely to him that

    the British were able to retake and retain this vital

    portion of their line.

  • July 11, 2017 20:00:17 Annick Rodriguez

    recover their lost ground , 2/Lt  2nd Lieut Pollard and his small

    garrison succeeded in holding them back. He did not

    have the bombing post until the whole position had been

    consolidated and for fresh barricades had been erected.

              By his splendid example and utter contempt of for

    danger, 2/Lt  2nd  Lieut Pollard infused courage into every man

    who saw him, and it was due entirely to him that

    we  the British were able to retake and retain this vital

    portion of our  their line.


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