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Charles Pollard

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Lieut-General Charles Pollard (1826-1911)

1911 Obituary [1]

LIEUT.-GENERAL CHARLES POLLARD, R.E., born on the 16th September, 1826, died at Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, on the 24th July, 1911.

On passing out of the Military College, Addiscombe, he obtained a commission in the Bengal Engineers. He served through the Punjab campaign, being present in several actions, and for his services was mentioned in despatches and received the medal with two clasps.

In 1849 he entered the Public Works Department and passed through the various grades, serving at Jhelum, Lahore, and Peshawur. He was made Chief Engineer in the Punjab service in 1879 and held this rank at his retirement in 1883.

He was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 7th December, 1869.

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