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Medical Officers of the Malta Garrison
Pollard William Henry

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Surgeon William Henry Pollard
12 Apr 1831 [Gloucester] – 25 Apr 1882 [Putney]

Service Record — William Henry Pollard

7 Apr 1854 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

28 Apr 1854 Assistant Surgeon 93rd Highlanders. Served in the Crimean War.

1 Aug 1856 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

12 Sept 1856 Assistant Surgeon 22nd (The Cheshire) Regiment of Foot.

1857 Served in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny.

2 Mar 1858 Awarded by the Sultan the Imperial Order of the Medjidie (5th Class) for his distinguished services before the enemy during the war against Russia.

1 June 1860 Assistant Surgeon Royal Artillery.

20 June 1865 Surgeon-Major 22nd Regiment.

Malta 20 June 1865 Arrived from England.

5 July 1865 Left for Mauritius.

21 Aug 1872 Surgeon-Major Royal Artillery.

9 Oct 1873 Reduced to half-pay.

25 Nov 1874 Restored to full-pay.

28 Nov 1876 Retired on half-pay.

25 Apr 1882 Died a few days after attaining his fifty-first birthday. For six years he had been subject to loco-motor ataxia.

Bibliography

  • Drew R., 1968. Entry No: 5164. Medical Officers in the British Army 1660 – 1960. Volume I: 1660 – 1898. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library.
  • RAMC/PE/3/27/Drew. Manuscript for Drew's Roll.
  • Succession Books Vol V, (1 May 1846). Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  • Entry No: 5234. Johnston W. Roll of Commissioned Offices in the Medical Service of the British Army. Vol 1 (20 June 1727-23 June 1898), Aberdeen (1917).
  • Succession Book Vol 7. Returns of service of medical officers in the Regular Army.
  • Naval and Military Medical Services Br Med J (1882), 639 (Published 29 April 1882).